There are several strategies a physician marginally involved in a patient’s care can employ when he or she is named as a defendant in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The physician may want to sit tight and let the discovery process run its course. However, if a physician is included in a suit filed just prior … Continued
Claims associated with radiology errors typically lead to claims that the film was mis-read, or allegations that the results were not adequately communicated to the ordering physician. These types of cases are more defensible if the radiologist documents his or her finding in the radiology report. Mr. Shuirman’s insights are included in two articles appearing … Continued
“The Impact of Stern v. Marshall on Fraudulent Conveyance and Preference Actions,” by Allison Becker, appears in the May-June issue of Construction Accounting and Taxation. The article addresses the split in judicial authority, since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Stern v. Marshall, on the issue of whether bankruptcy courts have the constitutional authority to enter … Continued
With the release of workplace fatality statistics by the North Carolina Department of Labor, the Triangle Business Journal interviewed YMW partner John Honeycutt on what is contributing to a decline in numbers. Click here to read the article. Honeycutt frequently defends employers and industry in workplace and jobsite injury and accident litigation, including wrongful death … Continued
Yates, McLamb & Weyher attorney Jennie Maldonado provides insight into changes in the North Carolina Lien Laws for Construction Accounting and Taxation magazine.
Firm partner and physician Lori Abel Meyerhoffer is a featured expert in three articles for the February issue of Physician Risk Management. Meyerhoffer discusses the liability risk of supervising physicians. Never even saw the patient? You still might be liable, if supervising Can supervising MD be liable? Courts say yes Supervising MDs have these legal … Continued
YMW partner and physician Lori Abel Meyerhoffer is a featured expert in the Physician Risk Management publication. In the article, titled “Being Investigated by State Medical Board? Protect Yourself,” Meyerhoffer discusses the licensing-board investigation process. Meyerhoffer is a graduate from the University of North Carolina School of Law, the University of South Florida College of … Continued
YMW partner Maria Wood is featured in the newsletter “The Focus,” published monthly by the North Carolina Association, Long Term Care Facilities. The article authored by Wood titled “Arbitration Can Save Time and Money, If Done Right” offers practical advice to facility managers and operators in regards to arbitration agreements. Wood is a graduate of … Continued
Yates, McLamb & Weyher attorney John Minier provides physicians insight into addressing issues that may arise if a patient experiences a bad outcome. Read the full article at SurgiStrategies.com.
Yates, McLamb & Weyher attorney Jennie Maldonado provides insight into the proposed NC lien law changes in the Greater Triad Business Journal.
YMW Attorney Lori Abel Meyerhoffer, O.D., M.D., J.D., offers legal perspective from one physician to another in the December issue of Ophthalmology Business. View her article “Seeing Eye to Eye” starting on page 24.
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. Partner John Minier recently won a high-profile medical malpractice case in New Hanover county. A jury cleared a spinal surgeon of negligence after an operation in 2006. An article about the case can be read here. If you cannot view the above hyperlink, click here. Disclaimer: Cases are illustrative … Continued
Barry Cobb, Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. partner was interviewed by the Triangle Business Journal for a feature about managing partners at Triangle law firms. To read the full article, click here.
Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. Founding Partner and ’77 UNC Law graduate Barbara “Bonnie” Weyher was featured in the latest issue of Carolina Law Magazine. The article focuses on her work as the second female president of the North Carolina State Bar, highlighting the strides she made in increasing diversity of the organization’s leadership as … Continued