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

June 30, 2017 by matray

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 Access to Care Act models the reforms found in California’s… Continue reading...

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

June 4, 2014 by matray

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. This year’s confabulation took place at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York… Continue reading...

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

June 24, 2013 by matray

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 medical professional liability insurance companies, risk retention groups, captives, trusts… Continue reading...

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