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2011

Perry defends Texas malpractice limits - 11/29/2011

Maryland Board of Physicians' record-keeping, transparency also under fire - 11/21/2011

Illinois case poses risk of peer review data going public - 11/21/2011

Diagnostic physicians at increased risk for medical malpractice claims due to communication failures - 11/02/2011

Infectious Disease - 10/27/2011

New Study: Anesthesia Death Rate Rising, Older Patients at Risk - 10/25/2011

Jurors hear expert testimony Thursday in med mal trial - 10/21/2011

Tennessee Caps Medical Malpractice Damages - 10/17/2011

Community Regional Medical Center settles wrongful death lawsuit - 10/06/2011

Baby trial focuses on trust - 10/04/2011

Medical device used to monitor Jackson was 'inadequate' - 10/02/2011

Many Physicians Feel They're Delivering Too Much Care - 09/26/2011

Expert testifies baby may have died even with medical help - 09/23/2011

High court sides with sick 11-year-old, clears block to medical torts - 09/20/2011

Doctor malpractice data is removed from public access by HHS - 09/14/2011

More U.S. doctors facing charges over drug abuse - 09/14/2011

Witness faults Kansas doctor's pre-abortion exams - 09/13/2011

9/11 anniversary draws questions on hospital preparedness - 09/09/2011

12 California hospitals fined for medical errors - 09/07/2011

Hospital Medicine and Transitions of Care- 09/06/2011

Many adverse drug reactions among hospital and emergency care patients are preventable - 09/07/2011

Maine Medical Malpractice Ruling Could Affect Misdiagnosis Cases - 08/30/2011

Methodist Dallas' Medicare/Medicaid funding at risk - 08/30/2011

Hip Implant Complaints Surge, Even as the Dangers Are Studied - 08/22/2011

Analysis by specialty finds that more than 75 percent will face at least 1 claim during their career - 08/18/2011

Many doctors face malpractice claims, but few pay - 08/17/2011

Suit accuses Virginia Beach jail of wrongful death - 08/18/2011

Supreme Court of Tennessee,at Nashville; SHIPLEY v. WILLIAMS - 08/11/2011

California medical board fails to discipline 710 troubled doctors - 08/10/2011

Actos Diabetes Drug's Cancer Link Spurs Lawsuits - 08/05/2011

What's Next for Hospital Medicine? - 08/2011

Study Faults Approval Process for Medical Devices - 07/29/2011

Post Operative Respiratory Arrest-Legal Articles by our Experts - 07/25/2011

Best Hospitals 2011-12 - 07/19/2011

Florida Legislature Passes Medical Liability Reforms - 07/18/2011

Can In-Hospital Falls Really Be Prevented? - 07/07/2011

Congestive Heart Failure - 07/05/2011

In Medicine, New Isn't Always Improved - 06/25/2011

Nudging doctors in intensive care unit reduces deaths - 06/23/2011

Many hospitals overuse double CT scans, data show - 06/18/2011

Proposed Nevada Bill Would Give Plaintiffs More Time - 06/16/2011

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Update to ongoing safety review of Actos (pioglitazone) and increased risk of bladder cancer - 06/15/2011

To Curb Malpractice Costs, Judges Jump In Early - 06/12/2011

Signing bonuses become usual part of physician recruitment packages - 06/09/2011

Pain Medication May Trigger Cardiopulmonary Arrest in Patients with Sleep Apnea - 06/06/2011

Lawmakers consider lawyer-friendly medical-malpractice bills - 05/26/2011

ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome) - 05/16/2011

Doctors OK with legislative session - 05/13/2011

Hospitals Overhaul ERs to Reduce Mistakes - 05/10/2011

Florida's hospital-friendly tort reform could spark a wave - 05/05/2011

Legislature passes lawsuit protection for doctors - 05/04/2011

FOIA Friday: Database of Thousands of Medical Malpractice Claims Against the Veterans Health Administration - 04/29/2011

Shortages of Pharmaceuticals Bring New Medical Risks-Legal Articles by our Experts - 04/27/2011

Medical malpractice a fight with no victor - 04/18/2011

Study: Medical Errors Happen in One-Third of Cases - 04/06/2011

A Market Solution for Malpractice - 03/28/2011

Lessons for Albany on Malpractice Limits - 03/24/2011

Harmed in the hospital? Should you sue? - 03/24/2011

Report: State boards don't always discipline doctors sanctioned by hospitals - 03/15/2011

Tele-Radiology - 03/15/2011

Emotions Run Strong As State Considers Medical Malpractice Cap - 03/05/2011

N.C. Senate OKs malpractice reform - 03/02/2011

Malpractice system not a cure-all - 02/28/2011

Medical malpractice reform could exact huge costs - 02/24/2011

Wrong patient got kidney at USC - 02/18/2011

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Personal Injury - 02/17/2011

Malpractice Bill Raises Issues About a Lawsuit - 02/08/2011

House Republicans Have Their Talking Points on California Backwards: Insurance Rate Regulation, Not Medical Liability Limits, Lowered California Malpractice Insurance Premiums - 01/28/2011

Study Finds MRSA Screening Saves Hospitals Money - 01/28/2011

Effect of pay for performance on the management and outcomes of hypertension in the United Kingdom: interrupted time series study - 01/25/2011

Blue Cross CEO says providers must control costs, or else - 01/23/2011

Wisconsin Erects High Hurdles to Punitive Damages in Civil Cases - 01/21/2011

AMA Chair Tells House Judiciary Committee: Irrational Medical Liability System Fails Patients, Physicians - 01/21/2011

Undiagnosed Congenital Heart Disease - 01/11/2011

Medical "best practice" often no more than opinion - 01/10/2011

West Virginia Malpractice Award Caps Challenged - 01/05/2011

Health Spending Rose in '09, but at Low Rate - 01/05/2011

Clostridium Difficile in Kids: The Extent of the Problem - 01/03/2011


2010

A Pinpoint Beam Strays Invisibly, Harming Instead of Healing - 12/28/2010

Top Spine Surgeons Reap Royalties, Medicare Bounty - 12/20/2020

Transient Disorders of Awareness - 12/15/2010

Medical Malpractice Insurance Rates by State and Specialty - 12/01/2010

Wash. state hospitals post surgery infection data - 11/30/2010

Temporal Trends in Rates of Patient Harm Resulting from Medical Care - 11/25/2010

Study Finds No Progress in Safety at Hospitals - 11/24/2010

Consumer Risks Feared as Health Law Spurs Merger - 11/20/2010

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - 11/11/2010

CT Scans Cut Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Finds - 11/04/2010

Medical Expert Criticizes Peter Orzag Tort Remedy - 11/02/2010

West Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Damage Cap Being Challenged - 10/29/2010

Malpractice insurer Doctors Co. gets bigger - 10/26/2010

Medical Malpractice Claims a Small Price to Pay for Accountability - 10/23/2010

Malpractice Methodology - 10/20/2010

Evaluating Patients for LASIK Surgery - 10/19/2010

Medical malpractice rates fall, but insurers are still profitable - 10/18/2010

Surgical Errors Continue Despite Protocols - 10/15/2010

Malpractice claims against hospitals on the rise - 10/15/2010

Another good year for medical malpractice insurers - 10/05/2010

F.D.A. to Restrict Avandia, Citing Heart Risk - 09/23/2010

Payment disclosure by docs to medical journals poor - 09/14/2010

Acetaminophen Toxicity - 09/09/2010

The Hand (Anatomy and Medical Issues) - 09/09/2010

BMPs Used Off-Label in 85% of Cases - 09/08/2010

Diabetes in Pregnancy - 08/19/2010

AMA malpractice survey reveals docs most at risk - 08/03/2010

Panel Urges F.D.A. to Revoke Approval of Drug for Breast Cancer Treatment - 07/20/2010

Effects of Crude Oil Exposure to Children, Adults, and Pregnant Mothers - 06/29/2010

Skilled Nursing Facility Falls - 06/03/2010

Priapism - 05/11/2010

F.D.A. Steps Up Oversight of Infusion Pumps - 04/23/2010

Postconcussive Syndrome - 04/07/2010

State medical boards are 'under-disciplining' doctors, watchdog group finds - 04/06/2010

Concerns Over 'Metal on Metal' Hip Implants - 03/03/2010


2009

Ohio medical malpractice premiums keep dropping - 11/09/2009

Neonatal Emergencies - 10/23/2009

Heart Attacks in Women - 10/14/2009

H. Pylori Infection - 10/08/2009

Abdominal aortic aneurysm - 09/16/2009

Aspirin Toxicity - 09/02/2009

Hip Dislocations - 08/26/2009

Spider Bites - 08/19/2009

Acute Glaucoma - 08/12/2009

Lyme Disease - 08/07/2009

Stroke - 02/09/2010


2008

Reye's Syndrome - 12/17/2008

Cataracts - 12/10/2008

Peptic Ulcer Disease - 12/03/2008

Antidepressants and Suicide Risk - 11/19/2008