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New York Times: Medical Malpractice
The New York Times compiles all of its news stories about medical malpractice at this site. This is an amazing resource for finding secondary sources from a reputable source, and is a service that most other new sources do not provide. Take advantage of it!
ABA: Medical Malpractice
Like many other sites, the American Bar Association (ABA) compiles legal news relating to medical malpractice in one convenient location. The ABA is a very reputable source, and this page is updated with relative frequency. The focus of the article varies, but the theme of medical malpractice is always present. Overall, a a very helpful source.
Huffington Post: Medical Malpractice
Much like the New York Times site above, the Huffington Post compiles all of its stories regarding medical malpractice into one place. This is an excellent place to find many secondary sources, and can at least point you in the right direction for further research.
Law360: Medical Malpractice
This is an excellent, up-to-the-minute compilation of legal medical malpractice news from all over the web. However, unlike the other sources on this list, Law360 requires a subscription. If you only need access for a limited time, Law360 does offer a seven day free trial.
Lawyers and Settlements: Medical Malpractice News
This news compilation is focused on the legal aspects of medical malpractice. Lawyers and Settlements posts articles regarding recent cases, new statutory developments, and discrete issues such as discovery. This is a great resource for finding news that is specifically geared towards the legal side of the industry.
Insurance Journal: Medical Malpractice
The Insurance Journal posts its most recent article regarding medical malpractice on this page. As the name suggests, many of the articles focus on medical malpractice laws, litigation, and verdicts from an insurance perspective. This is a good source to check out if you are looking for articles that demonstrate the intersections of medical malpractice and insurance.
Facebook: Medical Malpractice Lawyers
This Facebook page posts updates regarding medical malpractice litigation from across the country. Their posts are frequent and helpful. Following this page may help you stay up to date on medical malpractice in your free time!
Twin Cities jury awards $20M in malpractice case for woman who died after giving birth
A Minnesota jury recently (Aug. 29, 2017) handed down the state's largest medical malpractice verdict to date: over $20 million. Despite the heartbreaking facts, this case illustrates just how huge medical malpractice cases can be, and that damages amounts are on the rise.
$45M Awarded in Med Mal Suit Over Botched Diagnosis of Abused Infant
This was selected as one of LexisNexis's Top Five Medical Malpractice Jury Verdicts from the first half of 2017. The verdict, which was handed down in February of 2017, held doctor's partially liable for a child's brain injury received via abuse by his father. This case is a good example of how far medical malpractice liability can extend.
Verdict: Capital Health must pay $6M for medical malpractice that killed Trenton mom, 20
This large medical malpractice verdict is unique in that it came against a paramedic, rather than against a physician or nurse. Additionally, as discussed in the article, the jury calculated damages by looking at the victim's young age and determining her future earning potential. Although it is heartbreaking, this case demonstrates several interesting aspects of medical malpractice litigation.
$40M Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Verdict For Loss Of Leg Due To Medical Negligence
Handed down in September of 2017, this medical malpractice verdict is one of the largest in state history. Although it is not historic in any way, this case is a good reminder that, behind every medical malpractice is a victim who has suffered. It is easy to get caught up in the legal issues, and forget that there is a real human cost to all of these issues.
$14.2M Missouri Medical Malpractice Verdict For Negligent Emergency Room Care
A Missouri man who received negligent emergency room care received a $14.2 million verdict in November of 2017. This case is relevant for those researching Missouri law, since it demonstrates Missouri's complex contributory negligence regime which allows for plaintiff's awards to be reduced by the percentage of their fault.