Medical Liability

Recent Articles

Jul 12, 2017

A case stemming from a high-school football tragedy could have opened a door to interstate “portable torts.”

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.