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mal prak tuhs

  • n  professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
    the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice
  • n  a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct
    he charged them with electoral malpractices

  • PTI's in-depth look at rising malpractice insurance premiums and their impact on health care at large.
  • In addition to the ridiculous claims about malpractice, doctors with spotless records watched their malpractice insurance double in a couple of years, why?.
  • The fast-rising cost of malpractice insurance led to a new medical crisis last week.
News & Articles

  • Minnesota Court of Appeals Ruling Redefines Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
    The loss of chance doctrine typically arises in medical malpractice cases where a plaintiff seeks to recover damages against an allegedly negligent doctor for reducing a patient’s chance of survival by some percentage. A medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the parents of Jocelyn Dickhoff alleges that a pediatrician failed to diagnose a potentially terminal cancer in 2006. Jocelyn’s parents sued ...
    June 11, 2013 - Injury Board
  • New Medical Malpractice Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Information Center Established by Resource4thePeople
    New resource provided for consumers who have been inquiring about information involving legal rights over allegations of medical malpractice and birth injuries. Site also offers links to free consultations in such cases. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 10, 2013 - PRWeb
  • Malpractice suits on the rise in county
    The number of medical malpractice lawsuits filed in Lancaster County last year hit a six-year high, and 2012 was the second most-litigious year on record — all at a time when malpractice lawsuits statewide plummeted.According to data from the Lancaster County Prothonotary and the Administrativ...
    June 9, 2013 - Lancaster Online

  • Barack Obama in United Press International
    Noting that Republicans have "long insisted that reforming our medical malpractice laws can help bring down the cost of health care," Obama said when outlining his healthcare reform plan, "I don't believe malpractice reform is a silver...
  • Christine Varney in Wall Street Journal
    Varney said repealing the exemption "would allow competition to have a greater role in reforming health and medical malpractice insurance markets than would otherwise be the case."
  • Neelie Kroes in Reuters
    I will not tolerate illegal cartels and will continue to impose heavy fines on those companies found guilty of this kind of serious malpractice,EU Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said in a statement.

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