Monthly Archives: November 2014

19Nov

Study Calls into Question Impact of Tort Reform on ‘Defensive’ Medicine in Emergency Rooms

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
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Tort reform laws have little if any impact on the intensity of medical treatments in emergency rooms, according to a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The level of diagnostic testing, rate of admissions, and average…

3Nov

Study Shows Serious Medical Errors in Indiana at Highest Level in Eight Years

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law

A study by the Indiana State Department of Health shows that serious medical errors are on the rise in Indiana. According to the recently released report, 111 errors occurred in 2013 at 293 facilities across the state – the highest…