Category Archives: Midwest

Wisconsin Tort Reform: Judges now have less discretion in finding frivolousness, imposing sanctions

side note: Right now, Wisconsin is ground zero in the labor rights fight, but the villain Gov. Scott Walker pushed through a tort reform measure during an emergency session he called during his first week in office. Below is a … Continue reading

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Wisconsin State Government Flips to Republican Control, Tort Reform Takes Center Stage in New Legislative Agenda

Wisconsin’s newly republican majorities rush tort reform through the legislative process. New medical malpractice restrictions enacted. Continue reading

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Ohio Experiences Slight Bump in Closed Medical Malpractice Claims in 2009

The fifth annual Ohio Medical Professional Liability Closed Claim Report shows a slight bump in closed medical professional liability claims. Continue reading

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The Doctors Company Completes Acquisition of American Physicians Capital, Inc.

The Doctors Company completed its acquisition of AP Capital, a Midwest provider of medical professional liability insurance. This move positions California-headquartered The Doctors Company to increase its competition in the Midwest. Continue reading

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