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The Impact of Unnecessary Surgery

Posted in Health Care Law, Litigation Tips, Medical Malpractice, Nebraska Hospital-Medical Liability Act, Risk Management, Tort Reform

A recent article in USA Today posits that doctors perform thousands of unnecessary surgeries every year.  It claims that unnecessary surgeries might account for 10% to 20% of all operations in some specialties, including a wide range of cardiac procedures.  It generally … Continue reading

Surcharge Under Nebraska Hospital-Medical Liability Act Continues to Decline

Posted in Health Care Law, Nebraska Hospital-Medical Liability Act

The Nebraska Excess Liability Fund provides excess coverage for medical malpractice claims against qualified health care providers in Nebraska.  The provider is responsible for the first $500,000 in coverage, and the Excess Fund provides coverage from $500,000 up to the maximum amount … Continue reading