Whatever your medical specialty and regardless of when you begin your professional career, you need medical malpractice insurance. Why spend the money on insurance premiums when you have a long list of other expenses? Let’s talk about why new healthcare providers (and experienced ones, too) need this all-important coverage. Have You Ever Been Sued? Frankly,
As a dentist, you are concerned with your patient’s health and welfare. However, you also worry about malpractice lawsuits that claim negligence, injury, or both. Let’s explore the essentials of malpractice insurance for dentists. This can be your guide to peace of mind through malpractice insurance coverage suited to your practice. Why Should a Dentist
Finding the cheapest medical malpractice insurance policy is easy to do, but it is not the smartest way to go about choosing the right type of malpractice insurance. There are several factors to consider when choosing the right type of insurance for your practice. Physicians and surgeons, office administrators, and healthcare professionals should look for
With rising premiums and uncertain economic times ahead, having comprehensive liability protection has never been more important. Malpractice insurance is an important element of risk management for Orthopedic Surgeons. Let’s talk about how malpractice costs are calculated for Orthopedic Surgeons, the risks associated with a lack of coverage, and which options you have as a
The legal elements involved in a medical malpractice case include: Legal duty Breach of that duty Proximate causal connection between the breach and injury (medical, economic, other) Harm from the injury A legal duty arises once the physician-patient relationship is established. In a medical malpractice case, the legal duty is considered the standard of care.
Paying your medical malpractice insurance bill is not pleasant. For some physicians that bill is just providing a piece of paper stating a guarantee that they will never use it. For others it provides peace of mind knowing if a medical malpractice suit is filed against them, they’re covered. In either case, it is tough
Dental malpractice insurance is an essential element of any dentist’s practice. It covers them in the event they’re faced with a medical malpractice lawsuit or other legal proceedings from a patient claiming negligent care. This insurance minimizes any professional disruptions, ensuring that your dental office can continue to serve its patients without interruption from lawsuits.
Malpractice insurance is not just for physicians and nurses. Dentists also require this protection against litigation from patients who claim they have suffered mental anguish, pain, and suffering, injury, neglect, or even damage to property because of a dentist’s professional care. If you’re new to the practice of dentistry, are changing where you practice, or
In today’s litigious world, there is no question that doctors and their medical practices need to protect themselves from possible lawsuits. Just one costly claim could have dire financial consequences affecting not only one member of your practice but the livelihood of your entire staff. When considering the right type of coverage for you and/or
Most medical malpractice lawsuits fall into a few categories, and the most common causes of litigation are well known. As a physician, avoiding a malpractice claim is not as easy as you might think. Nearly 50% of physicians over the age of 55 have been sued for medical malpractice. Good communication with your patients and