November 16, 2017

Recent Insolvencies Speak to the Risks of Insuring with an RRG

Physicians in NYS may experience problems, distractions and disruptions if insured by an RRG that has been declared insolvent. As a service to our policyholders, we are providing information that describes what to expect if your RRG is declared insolvent.

February 25, 2016

Negligent Spinal Surgery Leads to Paralysis and Hospital Liability

MLMIC’s most recent Case Review (Winter 2016) contains a perspective on a case with both a catastrophic outcome and serious legal and risk management deficits. The case study – involving paralysis from spinal surgery – highlights not only clear and continuous lack of communication between a variety of providers but also several failures of documentation.

February 17, 2016

Inexperience and Incomplete Disclosure Contribute to Physician Liability in Recent Claim

Our Winter 2016 Case Review includes a case study about a claim filed against a urologist who performed a robotically-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). It not only calls into question the training and experience of the defendant, but also illuminates a failure of communication: the urologist did not disclose an error to the patient.