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What to do if Relationship with Med Mal Defense Lawyer Not Good

3 Solutions: When a Physician-Med Mal Defense Attorney Relationship Goes Wrong

(VIDEO) Now and then, I hear from a physician whose experience with their med mal defense lawyer is less than ideal. How frustrating! Let’s wrap up this series on your relationship with your lawyer by asking: What can you do if your relationship with your med mal defense lawyer just isn’t working well?


7 Ways To Be The Ideal Physician-Defendant

(5-minute read) Medical malpractice defense attorneys have clear ideas about what constitutes their ideal physician-client. Good news! The qualities they look for physicians and other professional healers often possess in abundance. What’s more, none of them expects us to know the law in advance. Let’s take a look at the top 7 ways to be an ideal physician-defendant client.


3 Roles Your Med Mal Defense Attorney Can Play

VIDEO — In the midst of litigation, I learned something very interesting about myself — I suffered from a “follower-ship deficit”! A conscious effort to let my med mal defense attorney lead served me well, and may do the same for you. Come explore three leadership roles your med mal defense attorney can play for you.

Support for Physicians in Malpractice Litigation

Your Med Mal Defense Attorney: The Expert You Need

(4-minute read) What do you know about the role of your medical malpractice defense attorney? This post kicks off a series on the work med mal defense attorneys do and the relationship that a physician-defendant might form with one. Understanding what their role is can facilitate the process for you, propelling you toward greater confidence and success.

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The Weaknesses in Our Strengths

(VIDEO) I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Tait Shanafelt, Chief Wellness Officer at Stanford, when we both spoke at the Foundation for the PA Medical Society’s Physician Resilience Summit. He alluded to a theme I have long explored — the notion that we have weaknesses embedded in our strengths as physicians. Today we’ll explore this notion as a tool for surviving your experience with medical malpractice litigation and unexpected outcomes – the notion that our weaknesses reveal the very gifts that make us good at what we do.

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How to get through a malpractice lawsuit

Are you hurting after an unexpected outcome? Struggling to find your way in the midst of a malpractice lawsuit? Longing to restore joy in your practice and in life? One-on-one coaching may be the tool for you.