Category Archives: Medical Liability Monitor

The GOP Plan to Protect Doctors from Frivolous Lawsuits

If one wanted to divine how the GOP intends to address medical professional liability in its yet-to-be-determined replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one place to look would be the legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Phil Roe in January. “When … Continue reading

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Medical Liability Monitor Publishes 2014 Annual Survey of Medical Malpractice Rates

Medical Liability Monitor’s 2014 Annual Rate Survey Indicates the Medical Professional Liability Insurance Industry’s Decade-Long Premium Decline Continues with No Indication of a Course Correction in Sight According to just-released data from the 2014 Medical Liability Monitor Annual Rate Survey, … Continue reading

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PIAA Members Convene in Toronto For Medical Liability Conference Focused on Navigating Uncertain Times in Healthcare Delivery

With the healthcare delivery system navigating a sea of reform, PIAA members convened from May 14 – 16 to share ideas for success and gain insight from experts at the medical professional liability insurance trade association’s annual Medical Liability Conference. … Continue reading

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Q&A with PIAA CEO Brian Atchinson on MPL Challenges, PIAA Future

editor’s note: A version of this interview — edited for length — appears in the July 2013 edition of the Medical Liability Monitor. When Brian Atchinson assumed the chief executive position at PIAA, the trade association representing domestic and international … Continue reading

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