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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of a Ureterovaginal Fistula

PRI secured a defense verdict in Queens County Supreme Court on behalf of a gynecologist, a urologist, and a hospital in a case concerning a ureterovaginal fistula allegedly arising from a laparoscopic hysterectomy. The plaintiff was a 51 year old female diagnosed with adenomyosis; a condition where the lining of the [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Bilateral Carotid Artery Occlusion

“Time is brain.” This was the mantra repeated by the plaintiff attorney during his opening statement in a case brought by a plaintiff alleging a delay in the diagnosis and treatment of a bilateral carotid artery occlusion. In the plaintiff attorney’s framework, the case was a simple matter. Medicine is a [...]

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PRI Offers New Discount!

  NEW DISCOUNT AVAILABLE Take Advantage and Prepay Today! PRI now offers a 2% Annual Prepay Discount to eligible Healthcare Facilities.   If you are interested in this new discount, simply email Dawn Lewis at d.lewis@medmal.com or call 516-277-4070.   CONTACT US Dawn Thomas Lewis VP, Underwriting d.lewis@medmal.com Shana Powell VP, Marketing s.powell@medmal.com   [...]

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Personalized Medicine – What Physicians Need to Know About a Growing Malpractice Risk

According to the FDA, personalized medicine involves, “using genetic or other biomarker information to make treatment decisions about patients.”1 Over the past fifteen years, the number of disorders, for which genetic testing is available, has increased nearly 500%.2 Data from the National Human Genome Research Institute indicates that the rate at [...]

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Welcome to the New PRI.com

Physicians' Reciprocal Insurers is proud to announce the launch of the brand new www.pri.com! The new website was designed with the needs of our insureds and partners in mind, and the goal of making it as easy as possible for the PRI community to find the information they need and communicate [...]

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Dr. Michael Brisman on Captive Success

Dr. Michael Brisman on Captive Success Setting up a captive insurer—a licensed insurance company created by a parent group to provide coverage for itself—can provide great benefits, but it’s not for everyone. PRI is proud to have partnered with Michael Brisman, M.D., F.A.C.S., for the past four years on the captive [...]

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EMR Copy and Paste: A Blessing or a Curse?

Electronic medical records have many advantages in providing accurate, up-to-date information about patients at the point of care which enhances patient care.   However, they can also introduce risks. One major pitfall that reduces the reliability of the record occurs when information is copied and pasted from one entry to the next. [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Aortic Dissection

PRI obtained a defense verdict at the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Westchester, on behalf of an emergency medicine physician in a case alleging the wrongful death of a 57-year old man. On the day in question, the decedent had arrived in the emergency department complaining of a [...]

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PRI Goes the Extra Mile in Pre-Trial Preparation

PRI knows that providing testimony in a court case can be a stressful experience. That’s why we go above and beyond to prepare our insureds for the courtroom. A [recent] defense verdict we secured is a great case study in how we partner with our insureds every step of the way. [...]

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