Partner Ericka Adler comments on the affects a malpractice suit can have on a physician and his career.
From the article:
Regardless of the outcome, Ericka Adler, partner, Roetzel & Andress, observes that malpractice suits are often at the top of the list of major stressors for most physicians. "A lawsuit can affect career and patient care decisions. It can also have long-term effects, both emotionally and financially." A physician must stay strong during the arduous process.
Here are tips on what to do if you are faced with a malpractice suit.
Excerpted from "What to Do When You are Sued for Malpractice."