Jul 1, 2019, 08:00 AM
Bills Would Provide More Legislative Oversight of the JUA
The Pa. General Assembly is looking to have more state oversight of the Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association (JUA).
Jun 19, 2019, 16:00 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Rules Risk and Complication Evidence May Be Presented at Trial
The Court ruled that ruled that evidence of the known risks and complications associated with a surgical procedure may be presented in defense of a medical liability claim.
Jun 17, 2019, 08:00 AM
Pa. Legislature Introduces Bills Addressing Delegation of Informed Consent by Physicians
The bills aim to remedy the Pa. Supreme Court’s decision on the authority of a physician to delegate the task of obtaining a patient’s informed consent to another practitioner.
Jun 13, 2019, 11:13 AM
Legislation Aims to Prevent Venue Shopping in Pa. Medical Liability Cases
The bill was introduced in response to a proposed rule that would allow medical liability lawsuits to take place outside of the county where the cause of action arose.
May 9, 2019, 10:32 AM
PAMED Joins in Filing Amicus Brief in Duty to Warn Case
The Pa. Supreme Court will hear a case on the extent to which mental health professionals must warn third parties when a patient makes threats of serious bodily injury.
Feb 21, 2019, 14:55 PM
PAMED to Court: Proposed Changes to Med Liability Venue Rule Threaten Patient Care in Pennsylvania
Read PAMED's comments to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's Civil Procedural Rules Committee.
Feb 14, 2019, 16:12 PM
Pa. Supreme Court Agrees to Study of Med Liability Venue Rules Before Deciding on Changes
The Court will await a study on the effects that changing venue rules could have on the commonwealth before it considers whether to make changes.
Feb 7, 2019, 12:55 PM
It’s Déjà vu All Over Again – Pa. Senate Approves Resolution in Response to Proposed Med Liability Venue Rule Change
SR 20 calls for a measured approach to any future changes.
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.