Category Archives: PIAA

Federal Medical Liability Tort Reform Legislation Passes U.S. House of Representatives

On June 28, the U.S. House of Represen-tatives voted 218 to 210 in favor of House Resolution 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act, which would cap noneconomic damages in medical liability lawsuits at $250,000, among other provisions. The Protecting … 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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