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Avoid These Five Risky Mistakes in Defending Medical Malpractice Claims

Source: , Posted On:   02 April 2021

Avoid These Five Risky Mistakes in Defending Medical Malpractice Claims | Daily Business Review

John Goran of Hall Booth Smith.  Courtesy photo John Goran of Hall Booth Smith. Courtesy photo

Sooner or later, many health care providers will find themselves in the unfortunate situation of being sued for alleged medical malpractice. An all too common mantra within this industry is “when, not if,” a health care provider will be involved in medical negligence claims. These claims are getting more complex and expensive to litigate as the plaintiffs bar attempts to find new ways to succeed.

There are several things that physicians, nurses, administrators, insurers and other professionals can and should do to mitigate risk in the event of litigation and position themselves for the best possible outcome as they work to resolve the claim.