A medical malpractice plaintiff should not have been permitted to introduce evidence that the defendant was not board certified in his area of specialty, a Maryland appellate court has ruled in reversing a $2.9 million jury verdict.
A medical malpractice jury could hear evidence that a doctor acted in accordance with the standard of care by refusing to commence an expensive course of treatment until receiving approval from the patient’s health insurer, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
A father whose child was spirited to Spain by his former spouse has won a nearly $1 million verdict against the New Jersey law firm that represented the woman.
An employee of a Pasadena, Calif. psychiatric hospital catering to rock stars and actors claims it provides substandard care.
A physician assistant was not required to meet a doctor’s standard of care in diagnosing a patient’s medical condition, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled in affirming a summary judgment.