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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Cervical Spine injury, Quadriplegia, and Death

PRI obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an internist and a cardiologist in a case involving a patient falling in a hospital fall allegedly causing a cervical spine injury, quadriplegia, and death. The events of the case began when the 84-year old patient’s wife called the ambulance because the patient [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Cervical Spine injury, Quadriplegia, and Death

PRI obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an internist and a cardiologist in a case involving a patient falling in a hospital fall allegedly causing a cervical spine injury, quadriplegia, and death. The events of the case began when the 84-year old patient’s wife called the ambulance because the patient [...]

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The Benefits and Pitfalls of Telemedicine

  With advancing technology becoming more readily available, telemedicine offers not only opportunities for improving patient care, but also for growing your business. But telemedicine also presents many potential hurdles, including state and federal laws, HIPPA compliance, insurance payment requirements. In this recorded webinar, John E. Morrone, Esq., attorney and partner [...]

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Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers Delivers New Online Capabilities that Enhance Service to Insureds and Brokers

ROSLYN, N.Y. – June 18, 2018 – Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers, (“PRI”) the second largest admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, today announced the activation of PRIConnect, a new suite of web-based tools designed to give more power and information to brokers and insureds. “We’re very excited to bring these [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Haldol Administration

This is a case of a 97 year old female with a host of co-morbidities and multiple hospitalizations.  Of her myriad illnesses, the patient had Parkinson’s disease and a history of strokes.  In question was the psychotropic drug Haldol, a medication which was given to the patient for agitation while she [...]

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The Benefits and Pitfalls of Telemedicine Webinar Registration

FREE Webinar: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Telemedicine WHEN: Thursday, June 21, 2018; 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT As part of PRI’s continuing efforts to go above and beyond in keeping our members well informed about the latest developments across the healthcare industry, we are proud to launch a series [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Retinal Detachment

This case involved a 59 year old divorced male, father of two. The plaintiff alleged the cataract surgery performed on his right eye by our ophthalmologist, caused a detached retina. By history, the patient had been seen by his ophthalmologist and the exam revealed visually significant cataracts. A dilated funduscopic examination [...]

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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   Please feel free to call [...]

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