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State high court protects peer-review documents from discovery
In a ruling favorable to physicians, Pennsylvania’s highest court says the law protects the documents that allow physicians to have frank conversations.
Medical liability noneconomic damages cap survives challenge
The AMA and Missouri State Medical Association had urged state’s high court to uphold essential reforms that protect patients’ access to care.
Redefining "cause of death" meaning would upend medical liability law
Discover how the AMA is urging Pennsylvania’s highest court to overturn a decision that would wreak havoc in the medical liability insurance market.
Allowing punitive damages in N.J. medical liability case unwarranted
In a power morcellator case, AMA Litigation Center tells New Jersey high court that allowing punitive damages would set bad precedent.
Jury needs to weigh evidence when there’s battle of medical experts
If a jury can infer medical negligence simply because there was an injury, physicians unfairly become guarantors of good outcomes, doctors tell court.
Should “one-expert-per-side” rule include treating physicians?
AMA Litigation Center, Arizona Medical Association say state’s top court should answer no. Otherwise, doctors won’t be able to fully defend themselves.
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