Dec 4, 2018, 15:50 PM
Pennsylvania’s Medical Liability Statistics for 2017: A Closer Look
A total of 102 medical liability cases in Pennsylvania were tried via jury verdict in 2017.
Oct 25, 2018, 10:54 AM
UPDATE: Pa. Supreme Court Issues Decision in Nicolaou v. Martin
The medical liability case has statute of limitations implications.
Jul 19, 2018, 09:48 AM
Judge Temporarily Blocks State Law That Would Put JUA Under Control of Pa. Insurance Department
The order issued on July 18, 2018 blocks the state from enforcing Act 41 of 2018.
Jul 3, 2018, 12:04 PM
Timeline of Events Concerning the Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association (JUA)
Get a timeline of events concerning the Pennsylvania's legislature's attempt to transfer $200 million from the JUA to the state's General Fund.
Jul 3, 2018, 09:00 AM
Pa. Insurance Department Issues Clarification on HPIX Liquidation
Get answers on whether certain professional liability insurance policies issued by the HPIX remain valid following HPIX’s liquidation.
Jun 28, 2018, 09:09 AM
JUA Files Lawsuit to Stop Pa. Law from Placing It Under Insurance Department Control
Act 41 of 2018 includes amendments that place the JUA under the control of the state Dept. of Insurance.
May 18, 2018, 08:08 AM
Court Sides With JUA on Key Medical Liability Insurance Case
An important court decision keeps alive a stabilizing force in Pennsylvania's medical malpractice insurance market for physicians in high-risk specialties.
May 15, 2018, 12:50 PM
Pa. Supreme Court to Hear Organ Transplant Case with Statute of Repose Implications
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has agreed to hear a medical liability case, stemming from a 2003 organ transplant, that questions the constitutionality of the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act’s (MCARE) Statute of Repose.
Mar 29, 2018, 12:07 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Issues Decision That Affects Safeguards Under Peer Review Protection Act
On March 27, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the Peer Review Protection Act (PRPA) did not extend to a third-party health care provider contracting with a hospital to provide emergency department services. PAMED reviews the case and potential ramifications of the decision on Pennsylvania physicians.
Dec 21, 2017, 12:08 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Statute of Limitations in Survival Actions
On Nov. 22, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a decision on a the statute of limitations for survival actions. Get background on the case and find out what the Court decided.
Dec 7, 2017, 11:52 AM
Pa. Supreme Court to Hear Case with Implications for Medical Liability Evidence
In Mitchell v. Shikora et al., the plaintiff, Lanette Mitchell, contends that evidence concerning the known risks and complications of a surgical procedure are irrelevant as to the question of negligence.
Oct 26, 2017, 12:08 PM
New Laws Would Allow State to Take $200 Million from the JUA to Balance the Budget
Two bills signed into law Oct. 30, 2017, would require the Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint
Underwriting Association to pay $200 million to the state or