Tort Liability for Diagnostic Negligence: Pursuit and Defense of Claims Against Providers and Hospitals
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will address the most common medical malpractice claim--failure to diagnose--from the plaintiff's and defendant's perspective. Trial counsel will learn the latest trends in diagnostic error claims against hospitals and physicians. The panel will examine a broad array of substantive and procedural issues, ranging from new electronic discovery issues to legal developments in liability and damages.
- Common types of diagnostic errors
- Collecting and evaluating medical documentation
- Proof issues
- Assessing damages
The panel will review these and other vital questions:
- Which types of diagnostic errors are most frequently the basis of medical malpractice claims?
- What types of evidence and supporting medical documentation are crucial to succeeding (or defeating) medical malpractice claims over diagnostic errors?
- What proof challenges do trial lawyers face when pursuing claims for diagnostic errors?
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan
Mr. Artusa practices in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Group. His practice focuses on representing hospitals,... | Read More
Mr. Artusa practices in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Group. His practice focuses on representing hospitals, physicians, and various other healthcare providers in malpractice litigation, specializing in radiology malpractice.Close
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Ms. Valentino is a member of the firm’s Long-Term Care and Elder Law, Healthcare, and Medical Malpractice... | Read More
Ms. Valentino is a member of the firm’s Long-Term Care and Elder Law, Healthcare, and Medical Malpractice Practices. She has engaged in numerous arbitrations and mediations and successfully tried to verdict multiple medical malpractice cases on behalf of physicians, nurses and hospitals, long-term care facilities and its employees. Ms. Valentino currently serves as President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.Close
Leventhal & Puga
Mr. Wilschke began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps, serving for ten years as a... | Read More
Mr. Wilschke began his legal career as a Judge Advocate in the United States Marine Corps, serving for ten years as a trial prosecutor, trial defense counsel, and supervisory defense counsel. He served for over a year in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. After leaving the service, Mr. Wilschke continues to fight for people who are injured by another. Achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients in medical negligence and birth injury cases is the focus of Alex’s practice today.Close