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Minnesota Supreme Court: Medical Liability Insurer Can Withhold Records

The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that an insurer created by the Legislature does not have to make its records public. The decision ends a two-year legal battle between the Star Tribune and the Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association. The association …

New York Family Awarded $130M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A Long Island, N.Y., family has been awarded $130 million in a malpractice lawsuit. The parents of Shannon Reilly of Bayport had sued St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Port Jefferson. They claimed her delivery there in 2002 resulted …

Doctors, Lawyers Support Oregon Medical Errors Bill

Usually staunch adversaries, doctors and trial lawyers have both gotten behind an Oregon bill creating a new mediation process for patients injured by medical mistakes, which is aimed at reducing medical liability claims. Gov. John Kitzhaber, a doctor, called their …