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Free Legal Advice for Medical Professionals

Medical professionals face 3 common legal issues: either they get embroiled in a medical malpractice suit or they get investigated by a medical board or they have to deal with their employer regarding some administrative issue. I get a lot of emails from physicians who have been dealing with medical board investigations due to the […]

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A Medication Refill Is Not A Refill

The term refill is understood by physicians and patients to mean the continuation of a certain medication. The problem is that it doesn’t mean a refill when it comes to the judicial system. A recent med-mal case involved a patient who called the covering physician for a refill of a non-controlled pain medication for arm […]

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Employer Lies About Your Medical Malpractice Coverage

Dr. Mo talking to his employer’s HR department: “I’m being investigated by the medical board and wanted to speak to our legal team regarding this.” Employer’ HR lead: “Sorry, we don’t cover employees for medical board investigations. It doesn’t have to do with you resigning or being a per diem. It’s just not something we […]

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Minimizing Telemedicine Malpractice Risk

When it comes to telemedicine malpractice risk, the consensus is that telemedicine puts a clinician at a lower malpractice risk than practicing face-to-face medicine. Despite the exponential growth of telemedicine there appears to be a minimal uptick in malpractice claims. In general, good documentation practices will decrease your malpractice risk quite a bit. Several factors […]

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Malpractice Coverage For Medical Board Investigation

Malpractice insurance is a form of professional insurance and it’s meant to cover your medical license from any risk. As a professional you are liable for the advice you give and the services you offer. You should be protected across the entire spectrum of your profession. I found out that my work’s malpractice insurance didn’t […]