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Balancing Patient Rights and Costs in Medical Malpractice Claims

Bill of Health

The issue of the high and increasing costs of clinical negligence (medical malpractice) in the National Health Service ( NHS ) in England has long been a contentious one. In conclusion, the reports discussed above provide some excellent insights into the current clinical negligence/malpractice debate in the NHS in England.

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Avoiding A Malpractice Suit With Medical Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

Even though doctors and nurses change and save lives daily, they assume a great deal of liability in the process, causing many medical professionals to worry about potential malpractice suits. The article Avoiding A Malpractice Suit With Medical Technology appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. One way to avoid a […].

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Change for the Medical Malpractice Compensation System in England?

Bill of Health

The committee has recently conducted an inquiry into NHS litigation reform and has now published its report, which contains controversial reform proposals for medical malpractice litigation, or what is termed in the UK, “clinical negligence litigation.” The post Change for the Medical Malpractice Compensation System in England?

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Malpractice Lawsuits Over Denied Abortion Care May Be on the Horizon

Kaiser Health News

Some experts predict those providers could soon face a new legal threat: medical malpractice lawsuits alleging they harmed patients by failing to provide timely, necessary abortion care. ” Some supporters of abortion bans said they would welcome malpractice lawsuits. .”

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New Jersey Appeals Court Says Plaintiffs Don’t Need Affidavit to Sue LPN in Medical Malpractice Cases

The Health Law Firm Blog

Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Health Law In a precedent-setting case, on November 9, 2022, for the first time, a New Jersey appeals court ruled that plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases do not need an affidavit of merit before filing a claim against a licensed [.] Indest III, J.D.,

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Steps for Preventing Medical Malpractice Risks

HIT Consultant

While healthcare professionals are expected to provide a certain standard of care, any deviation from that standard that results in harm or injury to a patient may leave them exposed to a medical malpractice claim. This article will examine some of the causes of medical malpractice and outline steps to prevent its occurrence.

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Medical Malpractice Reforms

Florida Health Care Law Firm

Too often, the result is that good doctors are caught up in legal battles that threaten their ability to treat patients because of medical malpractice claims. What Is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice should be an avenue for redress for patients who have been harmed by intentional negligence or wrong done by a physician.