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Trials vs. Arbitrations in Medical Malpractice Claims
12/29/2012 10:26:51 AM
Description:   There are some similarities between trials and arbitration proceedings in medical malpractice disputes.  One of the most important similarities to note is that they are both legally binding—whatever the judge or arbitrator decides

Medical Malpractice Arbitration
12/9/2012 7:13:05 PM
Description:   According to a study completed by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the average compensation for medical malpractice that occurred in the inpatient setting was around $363,000, while the average award for healthcare

Some Major Points about Minor's Claims
7/2/2012 5:46:04 PM
Description: Some Major Points about Minor’s Claims   By Jon Starr   In this not so perfect world, minors (persons who are under the age of eighteen and who have not been emancipated) sustain injuries and become beneficiaries of wrongful

Arbitrating Medical Services Prompts Controversy
8/16/2011 6:45:27 AM
Description: Arbitrating disputes has become a commonplace way to resolve disagreements, providing a quicker and less expensive means of reaching a resolution.  When it comes to medical malpractice arbitration, however, the American Arbitration Association

West Virginia Supreme Court against Nursing Home Medical Arbitration
7/6/2011 8:39:14 AM
Description: Medical arbitration received a setback in the Supreme Court of West Virginia this week when the justices ruled that arbitration agreements cannot be used to prevent lawsuits concerning the care residents receive in such facilities.  The

What is Medical Arbitration?
5/9/2011 3:24:42 AM
Description: In medical arbitration, a doctor and a patient seek a resolution of a dispute arising from treatment decisions or their aftermath.  In general, medical arbitration is an attempt to avoid a lawsuit, which tends to be more costly and