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?
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.