Tag Archives: medical malpractice

Benchmarks: Federal judge blasts Mississippi’s cap on damages

A federal judge expressed his frustration with Mississippi’s cap on noneconomic damages when earlier this month he trimmed $4.45 million from a medical malpractice verdict compensating a family for the loss of a young mother and her unborn child.

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Med-mal plaintiff can’t use HIPAA to pierce privilege

A medical malpractice plaintiff did not have a right under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act to the production of transcripts of ex parte physician interviews conducted by defense counsel, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a ...

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