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Professional Negligence Law Reporter

The Professional Negligence Law Reporter covers the latest legal developments concerning negligence by health care providers, accountants, lawyers, securities brokers, and many other professionals. It features verdicts, settlements, and court decisions; news stories; articles by practitioners; and links to recent articles published in the media and scholarly journals. Subscribers are automatically enrolled in the Professional Negligence Section.

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2019 May/June

Volume 38, No. 3

The Professional Negligence Law Reporter features verdicts, settlements, and court decisions in the field of products liability. It is published six times annually. Members also receive a monthly e-newsletter containing news stories, additional case reports, reports of government regulatory actions and product recalls, and links to recent articles published in the media and scholarly journals.


  • May 28, 2019

Funeral Home

  • Failure to return cremains


  • Bad faith failure to pay hotel’s water damage claim


  • Jury verdict stands despite counsel’s Golden Rule arguments during closing
  • Firm not liable for alleged failure to advise client on income from sale of stock options


  • Georgia repose statute precludes plaintiff from amending complaint to add additional defendant
  • Notice statute does not violate medical negligence plaintiff’s right to equal protection
  • Negligent aspiration of breast mass
  • Failure to evacuate stomach contents before lap band surgery
  • Improper release of patient’s medical records
  • Negligent induction of labor
  • Failure to diagnose, treat pretrial detainee’s dehydration
  • Failure to timely diagnose temporal arteritis
  • Failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism
  • Failure to obtain sleep study before surgery
  • Failure to timely diagnose, treat urinary tract infection
  • Negligent performance of cosmetic procedure
  • Late diagnosis, treatment of child’s embolic stroke
  • Negligent performance of tracheostomy exchange
  • Failure to perform stroke work-up
  • Delayed diagnosis of epidural abscess
  • Inadequate medical care at city jail
  • Failure to diagnose worsening kidney function
  • Expert report sufficient in negligence case arising out of child’s death from bacterial infection
  • Failure to detect misplaced catheter
  • Late diagnosis of idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • Improper administration of Toradol
  • Failure to monitor medications

Social Work

  • Failure to report suspicions of child abuse

Veterinary Medicine

  • Expert testimony not required in case alleging improper supervision of student veterinarian