Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Law360 provides breaking legal news and analysis on personal injury and negligence involving bodily harm, including medical malpractice issues. Coverage includes major litigation over medical negligence, patron safety, and accidents involving catastrophic injuries and death, as well as legislative and regulatory developments.



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Latest News in Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

  • July 22, 2019

    Doc On Hook For $1M In Patient Privacy Breach Suit

    A California federal judge on Monday rejected a psychiatrist's post-trial bid to escape a $1 million award in a suit accusing the doctor of wrongly reporting an Iraq War veteran as a homicide risk, saying state case law was properly applied.

  • July 22, 2019

    Utah Supreme Court Strikes Down State Med Mal Law

    The Utah Supreme Court has ruled that a state law requiring medical malpractice claimants to obtain a “certificate of compliance” from a state agency is unconstitutional because it violates the separation of powers doctrine, reinstating a suit that accused a hospital of negligently causing a patient’s death.

  • July 22, 2019

    Insurer Wins $4M Indemnity Dispute Over Toddler’s Death

    The insurer of a foster care service that placed a 3-year-old girl in the care of a woman who was later convicted of killing her is not liable for the full $4 million settlement the girl’s estate reached with the service, the Seventh Circuit affirmed Friday.

  • July 22, 2019

    Pain Clinic, Tenn. State Senator Accused Of $25M Fraud

    A now-closed pain management clinic operator and a Tennessee state senator were part of a scheme that bilked federal and state programs out of $25 million by submitting claims for unneeded urine tests, the federal government and the state of Tennessee alleged Monday. 

  • July 22, 2019

    Tour Bus Crash Victims Lose Calif. High Court Appeal

    The California Supreme Court reinstated a defense verdict Monday in a lawsuit seeking to hold a California bus dealer liable for a 2010 collision that killed two and injured eight Chinese tourists in Arizona, ruling that the trial court did not err in applying defense-friendly Indiana law to the case.

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  • LITIGATION
  • Suits accusing major companies of not taking proper safety precautions to ensure the health and safety of patrons
  • Suits accusing major companies of negligence in car accident, slip-and-fall, and fatal injury cases
  • Disputes over alleged acts of negligence or omission, including failure to diagnose an illness or injury and improper treatment
  • Suits claiming a failure to properly warn a patient about known risks or side effects of a medication or medical procedure
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