Medical Malpractice Law

Missouri lifts lawsuit cap; plaintiffs can now be awarded unlimited settlements – KMOV

In a 4-3 decision, the high court said that a 2005 Missouri law capping noneconomic damages at $350,000 in medical malpractice case violates a right to a jury trial that has been embedded in the Missouri Constitution since in 1820. … Continue reading

Mo. Supreme Court overturns 2005 law limiting some damages in medical malpractice cases – Republic

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the centerpiece of a highly-touted Republican effort to curb liability lawsuits, opening the way for injured patients and their families to win unlimited amounts of money from the … Continue reading

New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald Settle New York Birth Injury Lawsuit for $250,000.00 on Behalf of Injured Child – NBCNews.com

The New York medical malpractice lawyers at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald, a law firm that represents clients who have been injured during the delivery process, hereby alerts the public that the firm has settled a New York birth injury lawsuit on … Continue reading

New York Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald Settle New York Birth Injury Lawsuit for $250,000.00 on Behalf of Injured Child – Market Wire

The New York medical malpractice lawyers at Fitzgerald & Fitzgerald, a law firm that represents clients who have been injured during the delivery process, hereby alerts the public that the firm has settled a New York birth injury lawsuit on … Continue reading

Missouri Chamber, health providers, insurers blast ruling on malpractice cap – The Business Journal

Medical malpractice costs will go up … The court ruled Tuesday that the 2005 law that limited non-economic damage awards to $350,000 violated the right to trial by jury. The decision “has far-reaching ramifications, not only for Missouri …

Court overturns 2005 cap on liability lawsuits – Jefferson City News Tribune Online

In a 4-3 decision, the high court said that a 2005 Missouri law capping noneconomic damages at $350,000 in medical malpractice case violates a right to a jury trial that has been embedded in the Missouri Constitution since in 1820. … Continue reading

Local Insurer MPM Ready for Today’s Missouri Medical Malpractice Tort Reform Overturn – St. Louis Post-Dispatch (blog)

ST. LOUIS, JULY 31, 2012 – Missouri Professionals Mutual was well prepared for the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision today to declare unconstitutional a state law placing limits on non-economic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits.

State seeks to put Chargers doctor on sideline – USA Today

SAN DIEGO – The California state medical board is trying … It is the latest in a string of legal troubles for the doctor, who last week also was found liable for negligence and fraud in a malpractice lawsuit filed … Continue reading

Mo. court overturns 2005 cap on liability lawsuits – San Francisco Gate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a key plank of a Republican-backed law limiting the money that people can win in medical malpractice lawsuits. In a 4-3 decision, the high court said the … Continue reading

Developmental Disabilities in Children and the Connection with Medical Malpractice – YAHOO!

About The Law Offices of Dr. Bruce G. Fagel & Associates The Law Offices of Dr. Bruce G. Fagel & Associates specializes in medical malpractice cases involving serious injuries to patients. Cases include medical malpractice, birth injury …