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professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage

a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do

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The good news for design professionals is that, as of now, most malpractice insurance policies cover claims of negligence relating to Y2K issues.
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When the state passed liability limits like the House Republicans' proposal, doctors' malpractice insurance premiums rose 450% to a record high.
Jeff Messing, a medical malpractice lawyer and founder of MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.
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Fairey says he was lucky that he testified in that malpractice case.
Medical malpractice insurance has been a small volatile line for us, and we've decided to redeploy the resources elsewhere,'' said Jeff Reinig, vice president of Farmers' Healthcare Professional Liability business.
A study published in the May 11, 2006 issue of New England Journal of Medicine (354:2024-2033) showed the results of research to investigate how much of the blame frivolous malpractice suits deserve.
Texas researchers who analyzed 15 years of closed-claims data from the state Department of Insurance found "remarkable stability" in medical malpractice litigation and concluded that massive premium increases were driven by insurance industry dynamics, not claims.
Re ``Bush opens drive to cap malpractice awards'' (Jan.
The California law that caps noneconomic awards in medical malpractice cases at $250,000 cut payments in successful lawsuits by 30%, according to a study by the Rand Institute for Civil Justice.
The Bush administration's initiative to reform medical malpractice laws should raise the larger question about the consequences of a legal system that bestows astonishing awards for pain and suffering.
Tort reform efforts--legislative initiatives aimed at limiting product liability and medical malpractice lawsuits against care providers--continue to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing assisted living in the public policy arena today.
Jeb Bush, nonetheless passed a bill to cap patients' pain and suffering jury awards to ostensibly bring down doctors' medical malpractice premiums and remove access to care problems.