Posts tagged “Malpractice suits”

Battle Over Malpractice Changes

April 12th, 2011
Battle Over Malpractice Changes

Along with the Obama reforms there have been moves in the US to put limits on money paid out in malpractice suits. However there is some opposition to this proposal in Albany, New York. In fact the suggested new arrangements have become a hot political potato. Supporters of the changes have been criticised as being […]

UK Litigation Reforms Attacked

March 1st, 2011
UK Litigation Reforms Attacked

New litigation reforms currently being debated in the House of Lords are coming under attack. The debate surrounds the argument about who should pay the ‘success fee’ for malpractice and other claims – the claimant or the lawyer. Currently, the system in practice in Britain is the no win – no fee. However the Government […]

Can Necrotising Fasciitis Be Misdiagnosed?

February 7th, 2011
Can Necrotising Fasciitis Be Misdiagnosed?

It seems so, according to an Arkansas lawyer. Michael Smith said: “There are classic symptoms that are specifically unique to necrotising fasciitis. “Unfortunately, in the early stages of it developing, the signs may also be mistaken for cellulitis. That is a deadly mistake. The way to differentiate between the two diseases is through tests. This […]

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