Medical Malpractice Legal Briefs

Medical Malpractice Legal Briefs

Use of Profanity Around Patients

The use of profanity in front of a patient, whether or not it is directed at a patient, may be considered professional misconduct. A real professional has no need for profanity while at work. Larry Kobak, Esq. Senior Counsel Frier Levitt ATTORNEYS AT LAW (516) 755-7553 direct (973) 618-1660 office lkobak@frierlevitt.com

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Virtual Peer Support Groups

JOIN US FOR VIRTUAL PEER SUPPORT View the 1-minute video below for an essence of the discussions that occur within the peer support group.  All groups are unique, with doctors  and the healthcare team free to explore all issues which may emerge. Joseph Weiner MD, PhD will be facilitating a complimentary virtual [...]

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EmPRO Alert Update on COVID-19

This information has been updated. Please visit the EmPRO COVID-19 Information and Resource Center for more up-to-date information.              

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The Electronic Medical Record – A Patient Safety Tool

The implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has been challenging and has added complexity to the delivery of healthcare. Despite the challenges, there are benefits that many EHRs bring to the support of clinical decision making. In a national survey of doctors who use EHRs, 88% report that their systems produce clinical [...]

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Defense Verdict in a Case of Arthroscopic Surgery with Ligament Reconstruction

                  Our claims management team obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an orthopedic surgeon in a case involving an allegation of negligent performance of an arthroscopic surgery with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction on a 40-year old construction worker. The events of the [...]

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PRI Course

PRI's latest excess insurance and 5% premium discount program is now available online! The course is entitled: Demystifying Medical Malpractice Litigation To access the program online, visit our education portal at https://pri-edu.medmal.com/Default.aspx and follow the instructions below: If you need any assistance call us at 1-855-794-9769 Please note: your login ID [...]

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