News Categories: Medical Malpractice

February 2018

2018 Michigan Non-Economic Damages Caps

Since 1993, Michigan has placed a limitation on the total amount of damages for non-economic loss that are recoverable in a medical malpractice action.  The current limitation is enacted by

November 2017

FBMJ Attorneys Present at Wound Care Conference

On November 2, 2017, FBMJ attorneys Clyde Metzger and Mitchell Jackson presented at Saint Joseph Mercy Health’s Wound Care Conference, which is designed to educate healthcare providers regarding clinical interventions

MAY 2017

Governor Snyder Signs Naloxone Standing Order

On May 25, 2017, Governor Rick Snyder approved and signed the Michigan Chief Medical Executive’s Standing Order (akin to a state-wide prescription) pre-authorizing the distribution of naloxone by pharmacists. Naloxone

March 2017

2017 Non-Economic Damages Caps

The State of Michigan Department of Treasury has announced the 2017 Non-Economic Damages Caps for 2017 for medical malpractice claims. With respect to obtaining compensation for the injured plaintiff, Michigan