News Categories: Medical Malpractice

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

May 2016

Practitioners Beware: Loose Lips Should Be Zipped!

A split panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals held that improper disclosure of a diagnosis to the patient’s wife constituted ordinary negligence. (William Brandon v. Denise L. Handelsman, D.O.