Anatomy of a malpractice lawsuit.

Abstract

Given the prevalence of medical malpractice lawsuits, physicians are often thrust into the legal world without the education of a juris doctor. The risk of facing suit varies among specialties, but there is no guarantee any physician will proceed through his or her career without being a defendant in a lawsuit. Every physician stands a significant chance of… (More)

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@article{Prevatt2007AnatomyOA, title={Anatomy of a malpractice lawsuit.}, author={Haley A Prevatt and T Cornelius Sturgill and J Brent Austin and Elizabeth R Seif and Richard W. Schwartz}, journal={Surgical innovation}, year={2007}, volume={14 1}, pages={62-4} }