Medical Liability Minute

Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD, Michael Sacopulos, JD, and many guests summarize modern medico-legal threats to physicians.

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Medical board issues top the list of threats doctors fear the most, and for good reason. Not many of us know what to do or who to contact when the Board comes knocking - but best practices do exist. A...
November 9, 2022
Medical board issues top the list of threats doctors fear the most, and for good reason. Not many of us know what to do or who to contact when the Board comes knocking - but best practices do exist. A...
November 2, 2022
It's not uncommon for clients to call us with a patient conflict and tell us the following: "I performed a perfect procedure and the patient is still livid. What did I do wrong?" The problem may not h...
October 12, 2022
It's not uncommon for clients to call us with a patient conflict and tell us the following: "I performed a perfect procedure and the patient is still livid. What did I do wrong?" The problem may not h...
October 5, 2022
Ten years ago, no one talked about cyber liability insurance. That's changed. So has the world. The laundry list of cyber security threats that COULD disrupt a doctor's practice is growing. Doctors ne...
September 14, 2022
Ten years ago, no one talked about cyber liability insurance. That's changed. So has the world. The laundry list of cyber security threats that COULD disrupt a doctor's practice is growing. Doctors ne...
September 7, 2022
RaDonda Vaught worked as a nurse at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center between 2015 and January 2018. If you follow medical news outlets, you are likely familiar with Vaught’s case. She mistaken...
August 31, 2022
RaDonda Vaught worked as a nurse at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center between 2015 and January 2018. If you follow medical news outlets, you are likely familiar with Vaught’s case. She mistaken...
August 24, 2022
Eric Spang underwent a routine prostate examination in late-2020. His blood test revealed elevated levels of a prostate-specific antigen (PSA). This sometimes indicates the presence of prostate cancer...
July 13, 2022
The patient/plaintiff was a 78-year-old man. Doctors identified and removed what they believed was a basal cell carcinoma on his arm. Turns out, it was melanoma. When the patient was eventually diagno...
July 12, 2022

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