All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene Basanta & Andrew RoszakDecember 2007In a diversity suit, the federal court was asked to consider whether a physician’s coverage under a “claims made” malpractice insurance policy was negated because he had not disclosed a potential claim at the time of the application for the insurance.
All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene Basanta, Andrew Roszak, & Michael SinhaJune 2007A Wisconsin pharmacist, who had been fired from a retail pharmacy, brought suit alleging that his termination violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §2000e et seq. Specifically he claimed that he had been let go due to his religious-based refusal to have any form of interaction, no matter how slight, with anyone seeking birth control.
All the latest developments in health care lawBy W. Eugene Basanta, Andrew Roszak, & Michael SinhaMarch 2007Medical malpractice litigation has been and continues to be rough on the litigating parties, including in particular physicians who are sued.
Illinois Supreme Court upholds physician restrictive covenantsBy Rick L. HindmandMarch 2007On December 21, 2006, the Illinois Supreme Court held that restrictive covenants in the employment agreements of two physicians are enforceable and that the clinic which formerly employed the physicians was entitled to a preliminary injunction to enforce the restrictive covenants.