" This excellent and thorough book on malpractice should be on every practicing physician's bookshelves." (Doody's, 2 March 2012)
From the Back Cover
Getting sued for medical malpractice is one of the most traumatic events of a physician's career.
This book will guide physicians through the process, from the moment they receive a summons until the after-trial appeal process;
Author Ilene R. Brenner, M.D. arms the reader with strategies to maximize their chances of a defendant's verdict.
How To Survive a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit:
- Contains valuable information that health care providers need to know to prevent making critical mistakes that can hurt their case.
- Includes guidance on vital topics such as conflicts of interest, decisions to settle, how to change your attorney, and optimizing your deposition and cross-examination performance.
- Provides critical material to help prevent a lawsuit, how to cope with the emotional strain, with many sample deposition and cross examination questions and tips on answering them, plus detailed descriptions on the in-court process such as when to show up for court, how a jury is picked, and how to dress appropriately
Navigate through what is a mysterious and terrifying process with a medical malpractice survival book written by a doctor for doctors in non-legalese language that is easy to understand.