NEWS & LINKS
Boston Magazine Honors Amy Goganian
Amy Goganian was recognized as one of the top attorneys in Massachusetts for 2013 by Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the seventh consecutive year Amy has received this honor. Nominated by her peers and subjected to a rigorous multi-phase selection process, only five percent of the lawyers in Massachusetts are chosen for this publication.
Physician Risk Management interview with Amy Goganian: Did MD Fail to Act on Test Results? Successful Suits are Occurring!
Claims alleging physicians failed to follow up are on the rise. Best practices that could prevent successful lawsuits.
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A Patient Dies, and Then the Anguish of Litigation
by Joan Savitsky, M.D.
An eloquent and moving article published in the New York Times Science Section on December 29, 2009. "It was just an average busy, stressful day at work, in May 2004, when the deputy sheriff arrived with a summons. I sucked in my breath, signed the receipt and returned to my desk piled high with charts, messages, lab results and forms. I was being sued for medical malpractice…
…A few months later, my lawyer, Amy, arrived, a brisk, no-nonsense woman hauling a suitcase full of records."
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Taking the Solo Leap
Amy E. Goganian was a panelist in Taking the Solo Leap, sponsored by the Women’s Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee on March 23, 2009. Along with Shannon Frisson, Esq. and Audrey M. Heidt, Esq., Amy discussed her decision establish her own practice. Each panelist chose to go solo at a different point in her career, and came to that decision through a different path and set of priorities. The discussion demystified the decision-making process, whether doing so straight out of law school, or in Amy’s case, after having made partner at a prestigious law firm.
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Interview with Amy Goganian, Esq.:
A cure-all for med-mal woes?
Plaintiffs' and defense-side medical-malpractice attorneys comment on the recent steady increase in the number of cases that are decided via binding arbitration instead of to trial.
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LINKS
Chapter 93A. Regulation of Business Practices for Consumers Protection
Chapter 176D. Unfair Methods of Competition and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices in the Business of Insurance
Boston Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
The Women's Bar Association
International Association of Defense Counsel
The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
The United States Court of Appeals (First Circuit)