Posts in WV Medical Professional Liability Act.
2023-2024 West Virginia Medical Malpractice Update

West Virginia’s Medical Professional Liability Act (“MPLA”) is a living and breathing construct. Ever evolving, our Supreme Court constantly issues important new decisional law that changes the face of medical professional liability. 

In today’s world, healthcare practitioners are at increased risk for medical malpractice if they fail to provide requisite care. Physicians providing high-risk care, such as trauma surgery and obstetric care, have even greater exposure since they are engaged in complex care due to time-sensitive and multifaceted decision-making, as ...