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Texas Healthcare Providers to Pay More than $1M in False Claims Case

Jun 11 2021 // Three separate Texas healthcare providers will pay a collective $1,056,340.50 to resolve liability under the False Claims Act for the alleged improper billing of electro-acupuncture devices, the U.S. Attorney’s...

$3.25M in Medical Malpractice Death of Washington Prisoner

Jun 8 2021 // The Washington state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $3.25 million to the family of a man who died at Monroe Correctional Complex after not receiving adequate medical care. A lawsuit filed by Julia Kleutsch...

Florida Top Court Says Insurer Can Pursue Malpractice Claim Against Defense Law Firm

Jun 8 2021 // Attorneys who are hired by insurance carriers to defend policyholders from lawsuits have a duty to represent the insured, but the insurer is paying their fees. Obviously, the insurer has a financial interest in the outcome...

Law Firms and Their Insurers Feel the Pain of Bigger Malpractice Claims

Jun 7 2021 // Even as law firms made adjustments to sustain their operations through the COVID-19 pandemic, they were unable to avoid the rising costs of malpractice claims. Indeed, the time period beginning in 2019 through mid-2020...

Howden Acquires UK Specialist Broker Medical Professional Risk Solutions (MPRS)

May 19 2021 // Howden Broking announced it has acquired Medical Professional Risk Solutions (MPRS), a specialist insurance broker for the primary care sector, for an undisclosed sum. Howden said the acquisition adds further expertise to...

Ransomware Attacks Hit AXA’s Asia Units, New Zealand Health Provider

May 19 2021 // BANGKOK (AP) – The Thai affiliate of Paris-based insurance company AXA said Tuesday it is investigating a ransomware attack by Russian-speaking cyber criminals that has affected operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong...

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