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
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
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
cases are due to poor communications and mismanaged expectations.
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.