Dec 10, 2021
In this podcast, Emily Clegg, senior director of risk mitigation response with Constellation, presents information around medical malpractice. Join us as Emily discusses definitions, the steps that occur in medical malpractice lawsuits, and tips in managing what could be only a stressful ordeal.
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*See the attachment for the full chapter summaries.
Basics of medical
- Lives in civil court
- 4 elements of medical malpractice
- Statute of limitations
- Where claims arise
- Contributing factors
- Initial steps in a claim
- Discovery - uncovering facts
- What depositions are like
- Small amount end up going to trial
- What trials are like
- Advice about speaking - honesty
- Damages vs policy limitations
- Staying engaged
- Early communication beneficial