malpractice settlement

malpractice settlement

A settlement entered into by the licensee (e.g., physician) as a resolution of a claim for damages for death or personal injury caused by the licensee’s alleged negligence, error or omission in practice, or by his or her rendering of unauthorised professional services.
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The majority of malpractice settlement agreements made by a Texas health system included clauses that prevented details about the case from being released, but there was little standardization or consistency in such provisions, according to a study published online May 11 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A former Eugene woman is trying to block a state effort to claim more than $200,000 from a medical malpractice settlement that the woman received after suffering a stroke at age 27 that has left her confined to a motorized chair.
This article will discuss the legal, practical, and ethical considerations of a medical malpractice settlement for the physician and the defense attorney.
Moreover, the data on malpractice settlement strongly suggests that liability insurers possess a palpable advantage in bargaining power.
COPIC does blame rising malpractice settlement costs for about one-third of the latest Colorado malpractice-insurance rate increases.
This is the balance of a medical malpractice settlement obtained after she became ill.
Another issue in the case is the money left from a million-dollar malpractice settlement.
Morre, Polenta, and the hospital (all of whom were protected by the medical malpractice settlement in the amount of $100,000).
The boy's father is accused of hiring Perry to kill his son so that he could collect the proceeds from a medical malpractice settlement.
Mia Adams advises clients in business-related claims and has participated in significant jury trials and major class actions, including a legal malpractice settlement involving more than 950 individuals.
But in a few months, Cohen said, the medical board's Web site could be providing the same kind of information for free, including malpractice settlement information with the physician's specialty and the size of the award.