Medical Liability

Recent Articles

Jul 12, 2017

Tort-reform bill that caps  non-economic damages passed by House, but faces Senate challenge from Democrats and GOP conservatives.

Jun 11, 2017

Risk managers suggest limiting electronic exchanges with patients to straightforward messages free of sarcasm or potentially confusing abbreviations.

Jun 01, 2017

A cap on noneconomic damages, a certificate-of-merit requirement and strengthened expert-witness standards are among new safeguards for physicians.

May 25, 2017

A Texas court denied a pathologist qualified immunity. If the decision stands, physicians will face another incentive to practice defensive medicine.

May 02, 2017

In a win for patients and physicians, the state Supreme Court protects peer-reviewed materials that help prevent errors and improve public health.