[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...

[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 2015, the FAA prosecuted a pilot for an altitude deviation that occurred when ATC assigned a fifty degree heading change for traffic and the autopilot altitude hold function failed during the turn. The matter was heard by...

[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 August 2017, a panel of three AAA arbitrators found that Kinsale Insurance breached a medical malpractice insurance policy by refusing to provide a defense to claims alleging that the physician's nurse practitioner employees negligently treated a patient's...

[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 July 2018, the First Circuit Court of Davidson County, Tennessee granted summary judgment in favor of Middle Tennessee Ear, Nose, and Throat dismissing all claims. The claims arose out of a prescription written by a nurse practitioner...