Although most American physicians will come up against malpractice litigation at some point, few can say how the law defines medical malpractice. For many, however, learning how the law defines malpractice might actually bring greater clarity and a little peace of mind.
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.