Who’s Really in Charge?

by Linda Miller Atkinson as published in the May 2007 issue of Trial Magazine. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are common in health care facilities. But how much responsibility do they have? If a patient is injured, you need to find out who the midlevel provider, the supervising doctor, the facility, or all of them-is […]

Patient Lawsuits Don’t Cause Premiums Rise

Detroit Legal News, July 15, 2005 By:       Linda Miller Atkinson and Todd Smith There has been lots of talk recently about the issue of medical malpractice verdicts and settlements, in which a jury or judge provides compensation to victims injured by a negligent doctor, abusive nursing home, insurance company that refuses to pay for treatment, or […]