Applicability of Uniform Administrative Procedures Act

Case:  The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority D/B/A Erlanger Health System v. United Healthcare Plan of The River Valley, Inc. D/B/A Americhoice and Tennessee Attorney General Issue:  Did Hospital challenge the applicability of … [Read more...]

Tips and Advice on Choosing Your Doctor

Choosing your doctor, whether due to an accident, injury or simply general health matter, is amongst the most important decisions you will make. Unfortunately, it can also be amongst the most frustrating. However, if you follow a few simple … [Read more...]

New Medical Malpractice Law Cheats Family from Justice

In a case decided recently by the Tennessee Court of Appeals, the family of a suicidal patient who killed himself at a crisis center was robbed of their day in court because of a technical defect, thanks to new laws making it harder to bring … [Read more...]

Plaintiffs That Have Potential Medicare Claims Against Them Can Look Online

When representing a client that received medicare benefits while hospitalized for an injury that was caused by another person, it is always very important before reaching a financial settlement on behalf of such client to know what claims that … [Read more...]

Inmates with Diabetes Have Rights when Medical Care Is Ignored

Inmates that receive poor medical care for Diabetes while incarcerated have protections under State and Federal law. Inmates may bring a claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 if they can establish that their constitutional rights were violated by … [Read more...]

Electronic Medical Records Seeing An Increase In Use, As Well As In Malpractice Lawsuit Risks

Due to a recent concern, healthcare organizations have begun a new series of research and inquiries driven by the legal liability fears attached to electronic health records (EHRs). An EHR carries the possibility of being admissible in court … [Read more...]

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