Medical Malpractice

If people understood that doctors weren't divine, perhaps the odor of malpractice might diminish - Richard Selzer

Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice

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6 Steps of Personal Vigilance to Combat Rising Medical Negligence Claims

"The bottom line is that no health care system is perfect. Doctors are human beings and therefore subject to imperfection. If you follow these six steps of personal vigilance, you can ensure you will have better health care experiences all around and be less likely to fall victim to a medical negligence claim as the result of the poor judgment or performance error(s) of a health care practitioner.

You are your own best health care advocate. Just like the group school projects you were forced to participate in as a child, where you secretly wished you could just complete the assignment all your own because you…

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 6 Steps of Personal Vigilance to Combat Rising Medical Negligence Claims

The bottom line is that no health care system is perfect. Doctors are human beings and therefore subject to imperfection.

10 Things You Want To Know About Medical Malpractice

Proponents of “tort” or “malpractice” reform often argue that there are too many medical-malpractice claims. In reality, the number of claims is declining.

5 Things Most Doctors Get Wrong

As part of the movement to reform health care, streamline our system and improve cost-effectiveness I believe that physician behavior must be overhauled as well. Here are five common tendencies of doctors that need to change...

Medical Justice

We create a practice infrastructure to prevent, deter, and respond to frivolous medical malpractice suits. We offer prospective and retroactive service plans that enable “points forward” service as well as optional benefits as far back as residency. Medical Justice supports a broad group of medical specialties and is endorsed by many state, county, and specialty medical societies.

National Medical Malpractice Advocacy Association

The National Medical Malpractice Advocacy Association (NMMAA) was founded in 2013 by a group of everyday people who personally were victims, or knew someone who was a victim, of medical malpractice. It was created on the belief that every American citizen has the right to life and have justice served when they have been harmed by others.

National Practitioner Data Bank

The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) is an electronic information repository created by Congress. It contains information on medical malpractice payments and certain adverse actions related to health care practitioners, entities, providers, and suppliers.

American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

It is the ABPLA's continuing mission to certify attorneys according to the highest standards of experience, ethics, education, examination and excellence. Through this rigorous process, the ABPLA offers consumers a clear standard of excellence for selecting medical and legal malpractice attorneys in whom they can have confidence.

Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyers Association

The National Trial Lawyers organization is proud to have a vast and diverse membership of attorneys who practice all areas of civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law from all across the nation, and through our Specialty Associations we hope to bring our members together with networking and educational opportunities.

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