Now and then, I hear from a physician whose experience with their medical malpractice defense attorney was or is less than ideal. How frustrating! On the one hand, they’re in unfamiliar territory, and on the other, they lack confidence in the person who’s to lead them through it. As we wrap up this series on your relationship with your attorney, let’s ask: what can you do if your relationship with your med mal defense lawyer just isn’t working well?
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.
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.
What do you know about the role of your medical malpractice defense attorney? Today, I kick off a series of posts on the work med mal defense attorneys do and the relationship that a physician-defendant might form with one. Understanding what med mal defense lawyers do can facilitate the process for you, propelling you toward greater confidence and success.
Everywhere I turn lately, I hear from a physician struggling with difficult comments posted on social media. At times, they devolve into name-calling, threats, or alarming attempts to damage that physician’s reputation in the community. This is the first in a 2-part series on a healthy physician response.