Medical Liability

Recent Articles

Jan 04, 2017

Washington court rules psychiatrists responsible for alerting targets of patient violence, even without a clear indication that foul play will occur.

Dec 27, 2016

When a patient crosses state lines seeking treatment and then suffers complications or death, which state holds jurisdiction over the physician involved?

Aug 30, 2016

To be effective in improving quality of care, peer-review of physicians requires confidentiality. A state supreme court case examines a case involving a third-party peer-review.

Aug 19, 2016

State supreme court examines whether a patient’s informed consent to surgery can be predicated on information provided in part by a physician’s assistant, as opposed to just the physician.

Jul 22, 2016

Does a physician have the right to present expert testimony that differs from the plaintiff’s? A Wisconsin court of appeals rules it’s jury’s role to decide which competing scientific theory best fit facts of the case.