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Five Myths About Medical Negligence

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update
American Association of Justice published "Five Myths about Medical Malpractice Negligence."  I reprint it below. It is especially interesting since the Nevada Supreme Court is currently considering whether to make the "Keep Our Doctor’s in Nevada" bill, passed in 2004, retroactive.  A woman is suing her lawyer for taking 40% of her over $5,000,000 award … Continue Reading

Tort Reform Experimentation

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update
President Barack Obama can look to a variety of models as he seeks to fulfill a pledge to fund state tort reform experiments, a longtime wish-list item for physicians, the New York Times reports. States have so far tried a few approaches, with mixed results, and considered more. They include, a cap on non-economic damages … Continue Reading