Posts tagged "tort reform"

May 10, 2017
MPLI Executive Insights: Paul Greve, Executive Vice President, Willis Towers Watson Health Care Practice

On the latest episode of Healthcare Matters, we interview Paul Greve, Executive Vice President at Willis Towers Watson Health Care Practice for our segment, MPLI Executive Insights. We sat down with Greve during the 2017 Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Medical Professional Liability Symposium, where he moderated the panel, “Hot Topics: Regulatory and Related Changes in Healthcare.” […]

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May 5, 2017
MPLI Executive Insights: Andre Stewart, Chief Underwriting Officer – NORCAL Mutual

Join us for the first episode of our new Healthcare Matters segment, MPLI Executive Insights, where we interview top medical liability executives on current and future trends and developments in the industry. Today’s segment features Andre Stewart, Chief Underwriting Officer for NORCAL Mutual, who joined us during the 2017 Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Medical Professional […]

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Apr 4, 2017
Are Federal Caps on Noneconomic Damages Possible Under a Republican Government?

Federally capping noneconomic damages in medical malpractice verdicts has been the Holy Grail of medical professional liability tort reforms since the first medical malpractice insurance crisis in the 1970s. During that period, states like California passed noneconomic (pain-and-suffering) damage caps as part of more comprehensive medical liability tort reform packages. These caps offered the medical […]

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Mar 22, 2017
Kentucky Senator Pushes Apology Bill to Reduce Medical Malpractice Claims

Thirty-six states have laws on the books which allow physicians and healthcare workers to apologize to patients or their family members in the event of an adverse medical outcome, without it being admissible in court. Kentucky State Senator Ralph Alvarado, MD, who represents the 28th District, wants his state to be number 37. Join us […]

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Feb 28, 2017
Group Supports Administrative Compensation System in Tennessee

Patients for Fair Compensation Continues Push for Administrative Solution to Medical Malpractice Claims in Tennessee Patients for Fair Compensation is making another push to change the way medical professional liability claims are adjudicated against physicians in Tennessee. The state’s medical association, trial bar and largest insurer of physician liability are saying, no way. Founded in […]

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Dec 14, 2016
Special Report: The Future of the Medical Professional Liability Industry and the PPACA under a Trump Administration

The Future of the Medical Professional Liability, Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act Under a Trump Administration Having weathered two Supreme Court challenges and more than 60 repeal attempts by a GOP-controlled Congress, it was the 2016 election that ultimately handed the Republican Party the ammunition it needs to neuter the Patient Protection & Affordable […]

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