Over the course of the past week, all four members of my family have been stricken with some permutation of fever, coughing, vomiting, chills and runny nose. As a parent, there are few things that I enjoy less than checking ...Read More »
This week looks like it’s going to be Maryland’s coldest yet this fall. Stay warm and toasty by your computer reading these heartwarming law links. A look at Maryland medical malpractice insurance rates. Bud George recalls his first Baltimore County ...Read More »
MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Civil Procedure, Contribution among joint tortfeasors: Physician defendant in wrongful death action, judgment against whom was reduced by a settlement entered into with a hospital, with an attendant release, was not entitled to further reduction by ...Read More »
Last week, in the case of Lebron v. Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, the Illinois Supreme Court overturned its state’s cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases. Interestingly, the cap was overturned on separation of powers grounds, with the Court holding ...
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Happy Monday! Ron Miller takes issue with The Ethicist’s advice to a doctor who doesn’t want to treat a medical malpractice lawyer. In the context of why most great blawgs aren’t written by big-law types, Carolyn Elefant has this to ...Read More »