malpractice

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.
Liability in ob/gyn ultrasoundThis article addresses common errors that lead to litigation involving ob/gyn ultrasound, with options to reduce ultrasound-related litigation.
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.
Is federal medical liability reform possible?Over the past few years, progress has clearly been made with regard to the professional liability crisis.
Malpractice reforms could ease physician burdensFor physicians tired of working under the constant threat of a malpractice suit, the signs of positive change are encouraging.
Tips for physicians to purchase the right malpractice insuranceWhat physicians must know when shopping for coverage
I didn't ask about natural substance use. Am I liable?Dr. Derm recently performed a fairly simple excision, discussed blood thinners, but failed to ask his patient about “natural” herbal intake. The patient did not take any prescription blood thinners, but did take high daily dosages of garlic and ginkgo. A lawsuit was brought against Dr. Derm. Can he really have liability for all the things people ingest these days?