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Friday, September 24, 2010

Personal Injury Roundup No. 81 (9/24/10)

New Suits

  • Negligence suit filed against 2 CA health care facilities in birth of brain-damaged child (PR Web)
  • Woman sues airline over emergency landing (Overlawyered)

Appeals

  • Idaho SC affirms dismissal of wrongful death action against school over a student's murder that occurred off the school's property and outside of school hours.  (LegalNewsline)
  • Connecticut SC reverses slip-and-fall verdict; "mode of operation" rule not applicable.  (LegalNewsline)

Reform, Legislation, Policy

  • NJ:  Bill would prohibit insurers from raising premiums for malpractice liability insurance unless a physician is found liable for a med mal claim.  (Holmdel Independent)
  • Malpractice reform no panacea for rising health care costs (Century Foundation)

Trials, Settlements and Other Ends

Miscellaneous

--CJR

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