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Is Scarsella on the Chopping Block?
An interesting debate played out in the concurring statements to a Supreme Court decision issued earlier today. The topic was Scarsella v Pollak, a 20-year-old Supreme Court decision in a medical-malpractice case. The decision issued today didn’t involve a medical-malpractice case, but it established that there are currently at least two votes to overrule Scarsella....
Michigan Supreme Court Orders Argument in Two Appeals Concerning Malpractice Law
Michigan Supreme Court orders argument on pair of plaintiff applications concerning malpractice law. Last week, the Michigan Supreme Court signaled that it’s considering a tectonic shift in malpractice law. It granted the plaintiff leave to appeal in one malpractice case and ordered argument on the plaintiff’s application for leave to appeal in another. The issues...
Governor Whitmer Suspends Practice Restrictions for Allied Health-Care Professionals and Students During COVID-19 Emergency
On March 30, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-30, which suspends certain scope-of-practice restrictions for a wide range of allied health professionals.  The order lifts restrictions for certain health professionals who are working at their place of employment, are necessary to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, and are performing tasks appropriate to their education, training,...
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