Know what to expect in litigation

By Douglas W. Lundy, MD, FACS

“Be prepared” is good advice

Legal matters and the process of medical negligence lawsuits aren’t covered in medical school. But knowing what to expect in the event of a lawsuit can be extremely valuable, enabling the physician to prepare for the suit itself, and decreasing the anxiety and emotional trauma that such an ordeal is likely to cause.

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