Reduce your risk of costly litigation! Written in easy-to-understand language by a team of medical doctors who are also attorneys at law, this handbook addresses the issues surrounding the growing incidence of medical malpractice. It examines the scenarios that can result in a malpractice suit, the best actions to take during the course of litigation, and the most effective ways to minimize your legal liabilities.
* Access the expert guidance of top professionals across medical and legal fields in an easy-to-read format. * Review the legal aspects of nearly every medical topic that impacts health care professionals. * Quickly see how to minimize your legal liabilities with the aid of "Golden Rule" boxes. * Understand the different types of malpractice suits and the physician's position and defense in each. * See how concepts apply to specific scenarios through abundant case studies. * Explore specific legal considerations for each medical specialty.