Tag: malpractice suits

MD Charged With Manslaughter Now Faces Malpractice Suit

An Alabama neurosurgeon who was charged with manslaughter in the death of a third-year medical student is now facing a malpractice suit alleging he performed...

Liability Insurance Premiums Spike Across the US: AMA Report

Liability insurance premiums are rising at a rate not seen in nearly 20 years, according to a new report from the American Medical Association (AMA)....

Convicted Ex-Surgeon Pleads Guilty to New Fraud Charges

Former New York orthopedic surgeon Spyros Panos, previously convicted on healthcare fraud charges, pleaded guilty last week to new fraud charges that included impersonating a...

3 Malpractice Risks of Video Visits

During a telemedicine visit with his physician, a 62-year-old obese patient with an ankle injury reported new swelling of his leg. Three weeks had passed...

Hazard Pay in New COVID-19 Relief Bill Likely a ‘Pipe Dream’

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 13, 2020 — Hazard pay for frontline healthcare workers — an idea that has been...

U.S. Doctors on Coronavirus Front Line Seek Protection From Malpractice Suits

(Reuters) – U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage...