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Why Do Nurses Get Sued?

Posted on: February 22, 2019 by Chris Murray

Nurses are an important–even essential–part of the healthcare landscape. These skilled professionals are responsible for numerous aspects of the healthcare delivery model, providing care and comfort for patients both in and out of medical facilities like nursing homes. In today’s litigious society, however, nurses are at risk of lawsuits. There are many types of liability […] Read More

Posted in: blog Malpractice Insurance Medical Malpractice

Indiana’s MedMal Legislation Caps to Be Reviewed

Posted on: August 11, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

  In 1999, the state of Indiana passed legislation providing for limits on the total amount recoverable by a malpractice plaintiff. Under the law, no health care provider is liable for more than $250,000 for a single malpractice incident. The total amount recoverable by the claimant is up to $1.25 million with the first $250,000 […] Read More

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The Affordable Care Act and Increased Medical Malpractice Exposures

Posted on: January 17, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

The Affordable Care Act and Increased Medical Malpractice Exposures While there are still issues to be worked out with the Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare), to date there are two million individuals who have signed up for coverage and it is hoped that millions more will be enrolling. The ACA is intended to provide all […] Read More

Posted in: Medical Malpractice

Risk Management: Tips on Preventing Lawsuits Against Law Practices

Posted on: April 17, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Due to an influx in malpractice suits, stemming from an increasingly unsteady economy and other factors (such as the use of contract work to junior-level staff), it’s important for law practices to have a solid insurance program in place to protect against suits. Professional Services E&O coverage provided to your law firm clients is a […] Read More

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