Medical Malpractice

Michigan Supreme Court Rejects and Blesses Reliance on Standing Orders in Medical-Malpractice Cases

The idiom “give with one hand and take away with the other” aptly describes aspects of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Estate of Corrado v Rieck. The Court held that a claim based on violation of a nursing home’s standing order is for medical malpractice but it fails as a matter of law. Then it…

Twelve Attorneys Listed as 2020 “Top Lawyers” by DBusiness

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is pleased to announce that twelve attorneys have been named to the 2020 “Top Lawyers” list by DBusiness magazine: David C. Anderson – Legal Malpractice Law & Professional Malpractice Law Theresa M. Asoklis – Legal Malpractice Law & Professional Malpractice Law Donald D. Campbell – Legal Malpractice Law Timothy F. Casey…

Collins Einhorn Farrell Recognized in 2020 List of Best Law Firms by US News & World Reports – Best Lawyers

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC has been ranked in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 1 practice area and regionally in 10 practice areas.Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking…

Nine Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Practice Areas Receive Recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC is proud to announce that nine of its practice areas have been recognized in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list.

The firm received Tier 1 Metropolitan recognition for their work in Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants, and Appellate Law. In addition to having garnered top tier local recognition for the last seven years, Collins Einhorn’s appellate department has now drawn national attention, receiving a National Tier 3 ranking. The firm also received Tier 2 recognition in the Detroit Metropolitan area for their work in Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, and Tier 3 recognition for Litigation – Labor and Employment.

Court Grants Motion for Summary Disposition in Oakland County Circuit Court for Urgent Care Facility Sued in Medical Malpractice Case

Attorneys Richard A. Joslin and Trent B. Collier won a motion for summary disposition in favor of their client, an urgent care facility, in this medical malpractice case. The plaintiff’s husband was seen at the urgent care center and as part of the work-up there, received an x-ray. The x-ray was interpreted by an independent contractor radiologist. After plaintiff’s husband died, she sued alleging that a number of physicians and entities were negligent in failing to property diagnose her husband. The court dismissed the action as to the urgent care center, holding that the radiologist was neither the actual nor ostensible agent of the urgent care center.

Attorney Melissa E. Graves Recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a Class of 2016 “Women in the Law”

We are pleased to announce that our colleague Melissa E. Graves has been named a 2016 Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law.” The selection criteria included commitment to excellence in the practice of law, inspiring and accomplished leadership in the profession, mentoring and significant contributions of time and effort to volunteer and pro bono activities. Graves is one of 30 distinguished lawyers who were chosen to receive this prestigious award.

Eighteen Collins Einhorn Farrell PC Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Collins Einhorn Farrell PC announced today that 15 of its attorneys have been named to the 2015 Michigan Super Lawyers list. An additional three attorneys from Collins Einhorn were named to the 2015 Michigan Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice…

Notices of Intent and the 182-Day Waiting Period

Originally printed in Michigan Defense Quarterly, July 2014 edition. An application for leave to appeal the Court of Appeals’ decision in Furr v McLeod is currently pending before the Michigan Supreme Court. This opinion was issued by a special panel of the Court of Appeals convened after the court declared a conflict with Tyra v…

Medical and economic expert testimony: some insights from Clerc

The admission of expert testimony in Michigan is rarely a straightforward matter—yet it can make or break a plaintiff’s case. It is critical, therefore, for litigators to remain up-to-date on Michigan appellate courts’ jurisprudence in this area. Clerc v Chippewa County War Memorial Hospital is the latest entry in this field. In Clerc, the defendants…

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