• victims
  • A ballot measure that would lift California's $250,000 limit on damages for pain and suffering caused by medical malpractice - a limit that has cost victims tens of millions of dollars in the past four decades, while reducing insurance premiums for doctors - will go before the voters in November. (sfgate.com)
  • A recent investigation by CBS News 11 showed that some of the patients at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Dallas were victims of neglect, malpractice, and incompetence. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
  • Damages
  • In Gomez v. Cabatic, the New York Appellate Division, Second Department, affirmed the imposition of punitive damages in a medical malpractice case based on the defendant's destruction of documents in an effort to avoid. (jdsupra.com)
  • The law does not limit compensation for economic harm such as medical costs and wage losses, but sets a unique ceiling on damages for intangible harm - a lifetime of pain or a child's death, for example - that does not apply in non-malpractice cases. (sfgate.com)
  • cases
  • On January 31, 2018, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law Senate Bill S 7588-A, which amended the statute of limitations for medical, dental and podiatric malpractice cases where there is an alleged failure. (jdsupra.com)
  • As personal injury attorneys who handle pharmaceutical malpractice cases here in San Diego, we realize that people trust scientists with our health to produce new drugs that will increase our quality of living. (seriousaccidents.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Health-maintenance organizations, which care for more than 60 million people, are telling courts across the country they cannot be held responsible for medical malpractice in cases involving patients who receive care through an employer-sponsored health plan. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • In the past three years, the federal government has filed friend-of-the-court briefs in a half-dozen malpractice cases against HMOs. (orlandosentinel.com)
  • fraud
  • Although all election assistance programming can indirectly address fraud and malpractice vulnerabilities, election managers and other key stakeholders have an important responsibility to proactively and directly address the integrity of the election process. (ifes.org)
  • physicians
  • It was enacted during a period of soaring malpractice insurance rates that triggered a strike by hospital physicians and prompted threats of widespread departures of doctors from California. (sfgate.com)
  • injury
  • A no-fault system may provide compensation to people who have medical outcomes that are significantly worse than would be anticipated under the circumstances, or where there is proof of injury resulting from medical error, without regard to whether or not malpractice occurred. (wikipedia.org)
  • laws
  • As laws vary by jurisdiction, the specific professionals who may be targeted by a medical malpractice action will vary depending upon where the action is filed. (wikipedia.org)
  • last
  • One of the more curious developments in American politics over the last two decades is the political malpractice of Republicans in dealing with Hispanic-Americans. (newgeography.com)