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.READ MORE
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Medical Malpractice Insurance for NPs, PAs, CRNAs, and Other Ancillary Healthcare Providers
One of the most common questions physicians and their office managers ask is whether their Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistants are covered by their Medical Malpractice Insurance. This is a good question to ask because you cannot assume that all policies will cover these mid-level providers, and you need to make sure coverage is inREAD MORE
Pediatrician Malpractice Insurance: Is It Necessary?
Medical malpractice insurance protects the financial assets of a healthcare provider in case of patient injury due to medical error, misdiagnosis, professional negligence, failure to adhere to the standard of care, and more. While some specialists are sued more frequently than others, every physician should carry the best coverage possible. If you’re a pediatrician, here’sREAD MORE