malpractice judgment

malpractice judgment

A payment by a doctor or health professional for damages (e.g., for death or personal injury). A malpractice judgment does not necessarily reflect that the physician’s medical competence is below the standard of care.
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Plaintiff brought this action for breach of an insurance contract, asserting that defendants Hospitals Insurance Company and Hanys Insurance Company (collectively HIC) must pay interest on a $1,100,000 medical malpractice judgment against plaintiff under an excess professional liability insurance policy issued by HIC because the liquidator of the insolvent primary insurer has already paid the $1,000,000 per occurrence liability limit of plaintiff's primary professional liability insurance policy, thus triggering the coverage of the excess policy.
375 million in noneconomic damages to a family that won a malpractice judgment against Eugene- based Oregon Medical Group in connection with a permanent injury suffered by a baby when his mother gave birth to him in 2004.
6 million malpractice judgment against Bryan Cave HSBC sues Troutman Sanders for negligence Former client sues Ropes & Gray for professional negligence
From the standpoint of preventing a malpractice judgment, the clinical record can accomplish 3 important things:
The VA national malpractice payments that year were $98,000 for mean pretrial settlement, $248,165 for mean settlement at trial and $413,000 for mean malpractice judgment.
Soon after the malpractice judgment, the partnership ceases operations, owing $250,000 to its leaseholder.
Nanes filed for bankruptcy but gave Miller $20,000 toward her medical malpractice judgment.
CAN YOU RELY ON YOUR HOSPITAL'S REPRESENTATION THAT IT WILL ACCEPT VICARIOUS LIABILITY FOR A MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUDGMENT AGAINST YOU?
When Congress created it, members acknowledged that having to pay a malpractice judgment or settlement does not necessarily mean a doctor is incompetent.
In considering his action--or more appropriately, inaction--he recalled that this patient and her husband were both wealthy; a malpractice judgment or financial settlement wouldn't benefit them, particularly considering the little time remaining to the patient.
In what is believed to be the largest medical malpractice judgment ever in Ventura County, a jury has awarded $4.