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.
674 million medical malpractice judgment on behalf of a woman who sustained a permanent brain injury in a case against the United States government representing the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC).
In what is believed to be the largest medical malpractice judgment ever in Ventura County, a jury has awarded $4.