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Fourth Department — Medical Malpractice: Welsh v. St. Elizabeth Medical Center

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Medical Malpractice Standard of Care — Developmentally Disabled Patient Welsh v. St. Elizabeth Medical Center CA 12-01576 Appealed from Supreme Court, Oneida County Background: The plaintiff’s decedent was developmentally disabled adult who sustained injuries as a result ...

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Fourth Department — Medical Malpractice: Jacobs v. The University of Rochester, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Medical Malpractice Foreign Object — Statute of Limitations  Jacobs v. The University of Rochester, et al. CA 12-00866 Appealed from Supreme Court, Herkimer County Background: The plaintiff commenced a medical malpractice action seeking damages for injuries ...

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Med-mal payouts drop to new low

Medical malpractice payments in 2011 were at their lowest level on record, with injured patients receiving an average of only $327,600, according to a new study by consumer watchdog Public Citizen. “The juxtaposition of declining medical malpractice payments and skyrocketing ...

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