malpractice

Female dermatologists sued less often than male counterpartsAlthough most malpractice cases against dermatologists are abandoned, withdrawn or dismissed, communication with patients may minimize liability.
Opioid crisis legal ramifications: How to protect your healthcare organizationOverprescribing by just one practitioner can lead to an untoward outcome that may readily affect the entire healthcare facility.
Top 5 legal questionsAs the field of medicine becomes more complex, so do the legal questions that can mean the difference between a lawsuit with a positive result and one with a negative result. Dr. Goldberg looks at 5 potential situations and offers his advice.
How to express sympathy without receiving a malpractice lawsuitThe conundrum for physicians is how they can express their humanity in this situation without incurring the risk of the patient subsequently attempting to use the physician's statement as evidence of malpractice in a lawsuit.
Judge says apologies can't be used in malpractice suits
Judge says apologies can't be used in malpractice suitsThe Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled that an apology by a medical provider that includes an admission of liability cannot be admitted as evidence in a civil lawsuit against the provider.
Physician reaction mixed to medical malpractice billAfter years of trying, Republicans in Congress may finally be making headway about placing limits on noneconomic damages in some malpractice cases.
Easy strategies to pick the right malpractice protectionThe wrong malpractice coverage can cost physicians
This is how doctors can avoid malpractice suitsMy hobbies are scrapbooking and journaling every single medical decision I have ever made after I got sued two years ago.
Lessons learned from reviewing malpractice casesDocument, document and document some more.
Melanoma and the wrong siteWrong-site surgeries are preventable. In this article, Dr. Goldberg outlines a few measures.