Healthcare Liability: H.B. 2008/S.B. 1522 (2011)

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Healthcare Liability – Amends existing Tennessee medical liability laws to replace


Healthcare Liability – Amends existing Tennessee medical liability laws to replace the term “medical malpractice” with “health care liability action” and expands the definition of “health care provider,” to expressly include nursing homes, assisted living facilities, mental health centers, pharmacists and employees of these individuals and entities within the ambit of medical liability laws.

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SCOTUS Should Affirm Federal Law Supremacy With FDA Authority Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to rein in state court rulings that impose liability on pharmaceutical companies that go beyond, and even contradict, the federal regulatory process of the FDA, according to Tiger Joyce, president of the American Tort Reform Association. He explains why it is imperative the high court review a case involving Janssen Pharmaceuticals.