physicians liability News

Report Shows More New York Doctors Disciplined

The New York Public Interest Research Group reports the state disciplined 468 doctors last year, 155 more than a year earlier. NYPIRG says the health department’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct found medical negligence in 59 cases, revoking or suspending …

MagMutual Creates New Captive for Physician Practices, Hospital Systems

MagMutual Insurance Co., a medical professional liability insurer in the Southeast, has formed OURCell Captive, P.C.C.  A wholly owned subsidiary of MagMutual, OURCell Captive provides physician practices and hospital systems that desire to actively participate in the retention and management …

West Virginia Mutual Names Wallace President, CEO

Physician insurer West Virginia Mutual Insurance Co. is under new leadership after naming R. Austin Wallace to serve as president and chief financial officer. Wallace served on the Charleston-based insurer’s board of directors from 2004 to 2009 and is currently …