Medical Liability Reform: A.B. 139 (2013)

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Creates a clear reasonable standard for physicians when providing patients


Creates a clear reasonable standard for physicians when providing patients with information about the risks and benefits of reasonable alternate treatment. Directly addresses a Wisconsin Supreme Court (Jandre v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund) by making it clear that a negligent diagnosis claim is separate from an informed consent claim.

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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.