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Health Care Savings Not Realized from Medical Malpractice Tort Reform
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 7:11 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in the New England Journal of Medicine from the RAND Corporation revealed that when the threat from malpractice lawsuits is removed, there was not a reduced rate of CT and MRI scans requested by doctors. The study concluded that the impact from the medical malpractice legislation did not reduce health care costs.  It was previously ... [News Source]

Virgin Islands and Its Public Finance Authority File Suit against Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney and Bank of America …
Monday October 20th 2014, 6:27 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority and the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands today filed a multi-million dollar malpractice lawsuit seeking punitive and compensatory damages for the failure of its law firm Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC, and its financial advisor, Bank of America, to properly advise the PFA and GVI in its issuance of over $219 million worth of bonds in 2006. [News Source]

Handicapping the McDavid-Eichel derby: the coast-to-coast
Monday October 20th 2014, 1:51 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A medical malpractice lawsuit against the OHL's Barrie Colts by former goalie John Chartrand highlights Monday's junior hockey headlines. [News Source]

Court revives medical malpractice claim
Friday October 17th 2014, 2:26 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A judge erroneously barred a neurologist’s trial testimony because the expert witness had failed to comply with the judge’s order to produce tax records, a Maryland court held. [News Source]

Wonkblog: The Texas law that could make it hard for Ebola patients to sue
Friday October 17th 2014, 1:07 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

The bar is set pretty high for medical malpractice lawsuits in the state. [News Source]

Limiting Malpractice Claims May Not Curb Costly Medical Tests
Friday October 17th 2014, 1:22 am Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

Title: Limiting Malpractice Claims May Not Curb Costly Medical Tests Category: Health News Created: 10/15/2014 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/16/2014 12:00:00 AM [News Source]

Back-Surgery Center Dangled Illegal Incentives, Lawsuit Alleges
Thursday October 16th 2014, 7:40 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

E-mails show Laser Spine Institute employees offering free hotel rooms [News Source]