Aircraft ownership presents an opportunity for tax savings as well as efficient and convenient business travel. However, any ownership structure involves a delicate balance of liability/risk management, FAA compliance, and IRS compliance. Consequently, ownership structure decisions should involve the collaboration of the owner, the owner’s...

Publication Info: The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, November 2020 By Shariful A. Syed, Brigham A. Dixson, Eduardo Constantino and Judith Regan   Abstract: Prescription of medications for off-label indications is an increasingly common practice; recent events highlight such prescribing as one of the cornerstones of evolving clinical...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In October 2011, Eric Miles and Phillip North obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a Nashville urologist and his practice group in a medical malpractice case. The plaintiff claimed he suffered loss of sexual function as a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In January 2012, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee entered summary judgment dismissing a case filed on behalf of a deceased inmate arising out of the staff’s diagnosis and treatment of the inmate...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In January 2012, Eric Miles obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a Davidson County neurosurgical group in a wrongful death medical malpractice case. The plaintiff alleged that anesthesiologists employed by the neurosurgical group negligently managed a surgical...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On February 29, 2012, the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld the constitutionality of the good faith certificate provision of the Medical Malpractice Act. This provision requires that a plaintiff filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against a health care...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]In April 2012, Eric Miles and Phillip North obtained a defense verdict on behalf of a Wilson County internal medicine specialist in a wrongful death medical malpractice case. The plaintiff alleged that his wife died due to the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On July 30, 2013, the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of our physician client based on plaintiff's failure to file a certificate of good faith with her amended complaint. We successfully argued that Tennessee law requires...