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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A $1.5 million confidential hospital malpractice settlement was secured on behalf of a 52-year-old man who suffered an acute ischemic stroke while being observed in the stroke unit of the defendant hospital.
The states previous record was a $47.5 million medical malpractice settlement in 2017.
As a result of participating in this study, the UT System determined in 2014 that restrictions on reporting to regulators would no longer be included in malpractice settlement agreements.
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 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
An Auburn couple who blame doctors at UMass Memorial Medical Center for their young daughter's brain damage has won $4.25 million in a medical malpractice settlement.
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.
These states' laws show two main approaches to converting a quantitative signal of a medical malpractice settlement into a qualitative signal: amount and frequency thresholds and categorization of settlement amounts.
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.