JAMA Article On Morality In Medicine I’m for any professional literature that quotes Carl Sandburg’s poetry.
I dedicated this week to a review of medical malpractice cases. You can click here to review our web page detailing an explanation of my experience in this area of the law. After five years at the start of my career doing defense work representing hospitals and doctors, I went to work with my Father in […]
The Cost Of Assuming Your Doctor Knows Best “The National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine), came out with a report on diagnostic error in 2015 identifying diagnostic error as the most harmful and most expensive of medical errors. It is estimated that between 40,000 to 80,000 deaths occur in the U.S. from diagnostic error […]
Med Mal caps McFall down in Florida Last year’s decision overturning the compensatory damage limits in Florida Medical Malpractice Cases
Lawyers are taught to be circumspect and cautious representing facts. I’m not going to do that here. Because I know better. So with apologies to old-timey practitioners, here is my reading of the Florida Supreme Court’s latest ruling saving consumers from the unrelenting pummeling of the healthcare delivery and insurance markets and their omnipresent and […]
A “hot-off-the-presses” and game changing Supreme Court Opinion: Sections of the Medical Malpractice Presuit Screening Rules Declared Unconstitutional for violating privacy rights. Defense attorneys no longer allowed to force informal presuit interviews. More to follow.
Lawyers regulate their profession better than doctors. That’s a judgment I’ve reached after thirty five years in the medical/legal field. Sun Sentinel: Dangerous Doctors Allowed to Practice
A new patient advocacy idea that could actually WORK. The American Patient Defense Union
A peer reviewed survey of nurses rating hospital quality of care around the world. BMJ: Patient Safety, Satisfaction and Quality of Care
The fifth – and mercifully final – in the series of blogs about how the Senses play out in litigation. I confess – I am at a loss on this one. But having given myself the task, I am determined to complete it. To state the obvious, there aren’t a lot of cases in my […]