Four medical societies are battling the first mass tort case to hold associations liable for information presented at their seminars. Although the specifics are particular to medical organizations, the case is causing concern in the association community. Is the lawsuit the beginning of a trend? Are other associations at risk? The case involves more than 2,000 civil actions and 5,000 plaintiffs. The plaintiffs, patients who were implanted with pedicle screws--a type of bone screw--during ...

Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)

By registering on MeetingsNet now, you'll not only gain access to "Bone-Screw" Lawsuit May Threaten Free Speech at Association Seminars, you'll get exclusive access to a large archive of premium content.

Already registered? here.