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Stories with subject: Medical malpractice
  • After losses, Kentucky Sen. Alvarado rising quickly in GOP 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 5:55 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Ralph Alvarado came back to politics after someone spray painted a racial slur on his front porch. He came back after an embarrassing 15-point loss to a Democrat in 2006. And he came back after an agonizingly close loss in 2010 that cost more than $100,000.

  • High court makes it easier to sue government for negligence 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 11:16 am

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it easier for people to sue the federal government for negligence, in a decision that could affect military veterans with claims of medical malpractice.

  • Missouri House roll call vote on medical malpractice caps 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 12:12 am

    The 125-27 roll call Tuesday by which the Missouri House voted to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill that would limit the amount of noneconomic damages an individual could get in medical malpractice lawsuits and raise caps on wrongful death cases.

  • Missouri House sends medical malpractice caps to governor 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 11:52 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A measure to reinstate limits on lawsuit awards for pain and suffering in medical malpractice cases is heading to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's desk three years after the state Supreme Court overturned lower caps.