Recent News and Industry Developments

Patient Safety Organizations: The Way of the Future
Articles | Patient Safety Organizations: The Way of the Future

Legal Considerations for Providers Considering PSO Participation

Warning Over the Use of Illegally Imported Prescription Drugs
Articles | Warning Over the Use of Illegally Imported Prescription Drugs

Published in Virginia Board of Medicine Board Briefs, Newsletter #75, April 2014

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After a seven-day trial, John Peterson and Sam Bernier obtained a defense verdict in favor of the Hospital. On November 5, 2008, Plaintiff presented to the Defendant Hospital’s ED complaining… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After a four-day trial, Sean Byrne and Jodi Simopoulos obtained a defense verdict. This medical malpractice case involved allegations of delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer. The plaintiff, a successful real… Read more »

Demystifying QA Record Disclosure Rules
Articles | Demystifying QA Record Disclosure Rules

What They Are and When They Can and Cannot be Disclosed

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After a four-day trial, Rich Nagle and Heather Zaug obtained a defense verdict for the defendants. During the mother plaintiff’s delivery on January 22, 2010, the defendant obstetrician encountered a… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After a five-day trial, Rich Nagle and Garland Nagy obtained a defense verdict for the defendants. On February 12, 2007, the mother plaintiff presented to the defendant obstetrician at 26… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict
Verdicts | Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict

After a three-day trial, Rod Dillman and Julie Mayer obtained a defense verdict for the defendant. The defendant was attempting to remove a temporary crown from the plaintiff’s mouth, when… Read more »

Risk Management: Medical Records
Articles | Risk Management: Medical Records

Legal requirements for medical record management are not universal for all physician group practices

Physician group-based peer review
Articles | Physician group-based peer review

Quality assurance outside of the hospital setting

Binding Arbitration in Nursing Homes
Articles | Binding Arbitration in Nursing Homes

Pitfalls With Responsible Parties

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