Medical/Legal News

Gutierrez v. Vargus (Fla, March 22, 2018)
Are “treating physicians” considered “expert” witnesses in medical malpractice trials?
Hashmi-Alikhan v. Staples (Fla. 5th DCA March 29, 2018)
Is an order granting a new trial appropriate when based upon the trial court’s own evaluation of expert witness credibility?
Angeli v. Kluka (Fla. 1st DCA 2016)
Florida’s First District Court of Appeal holds that the consent of one parent is sufficient to permit a healthcare provider to render non-emergent care or treatment, even when the healthcare provider allegedly knows or should know that the other parent has objected to the same care or treatment.
Outcomes of Medical Malpractice Litigation Against US Physicians (June 2012)
Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD; Amitabh Chandra, PhD; Darius Lakdawalla, PhD; Seth Seabury, PhD