Healthcare professionals dedicate their careers to caring for others. However, in the complex world of healthcare, accidents, misunderstandings, and unforeseen circumstances can lead to legal disputes and malpractice claims. To protect their careers and financial well-being, healthcare professionals need reliable malpractice insurance. In this article, we will explore the importance of malpractice insurance, tips for
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Medical malpractice claims are a serious concern for healthcare professionals. Despite providing the best care possible, healthcare providers may still find themselves facing allegations of medical malpractice. In such situations, medical malpractice insurance is imperative. Medical malpractice insurance AKA medical professional liability insurance helps protect healthcare professionals from financial ruin in the event of a
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,
Family practice physicians carry a significant patient load–on average about 2700 patients per provider. So, these doctors don’t need the added worry about malpractice claims. To keep focused on excellent patient care, family practice doctors should purchase the best malpractice insurance they can afford. Here are five benefits of having this kind of insurance coverage.
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
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.
For more than a decade, medical malpractice insurance rates fell year after year from 2006 to 2018 and then remained flat for a historic length of time. Prior to that “Soft Market,” physicians had a difficult time finding insurance that they could afford. The medical malpractice insurance market is cyclical and will continue to fluctuate
Looking for a quick guide to help you understand Medical Malpractice Insurance? Whether you’re a physician, Nurse Practitioner, office manager, or hospital administrator, it’s helpful to have information available as you look to renew your current medical malpractice insurance or start a new practice. Below are 10 Essential Facts About Medical Malpractice Insurance you need
Medical malpractice suits are more than an everyday occurrence. They can be devastating to both the patient and the physician being sued. As a healthcare provider, do you know the most common cause of this kind of litigation? Let’s talk about possible malpractice claims and if you could be a target. The Most Common Cause
The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new wave of Telemedicine practice in the United States, and with it came a whole new set of medical malpractice risks. Of course, Telemedicine had been available for years preceding the pandemic, but when stores and businesses were shut down, and people stayed home throughout 2020 – 2021, most