Can I sue for malicious prosecution?
This is a fairly common question posed by physicians who feel victimized by baseless medical malpractice actions. It is normal for one who feels wrongly accused to desire retribution from the individual who caused him to endure the stress of a lawsuit . . .
Trial Survival Tips
While the majority of medical malpractice cases do not actually proceed all the way to trial, what happens when your case falls in the minority, and you are faced with the prospect of spending a week or more in the courtroom? No doubt you will spend hours with your attorney preparing . . .
Peer Review Confidentiality: Protection and Limitations
Physicians, risk managers, and health care professionals in general, have long recognized the benefits that peer review committees can have on the quality of medical care provided to patients. Peer review committees allow the free exchange of ideas among groups . . .
Practical Tips when you're Being Sued
For anyone, being involved in a lawsuit as a defendant is an unpleasant experience. However, there are ways to make your own life, and that of your lawyer, easier. So what should you do when you receive notice that you are being sued . . .
Guidelines for Handling Subpoenas
Requests for the release of medical information are an inevitable part of the modern practice of medicine. The receipt of a formal subpoena may be intimidating if the process is unfamiliar. The following is a general reference guide to help you determine if a subpoena is. . .