Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith/ Governmental Defendants and Government Regulation of Health Care Professionals - 2014

By Mark McNabola

Excerpt

Medical malpractice plaintiffs face even greater challenges than other plaintiffs in making sure they sue the proper entity and make comprehensive claims so that there is ample coverage for their injuries.  Insurance coverage issues in medical malpractice cases generally arise in connection with a covered entity and its relationship to the other named parties.  In Illinois, some hospitals either self-insure or pool their risk by creating a trust with other not-for-profit hospitals.

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