Editorial  |   February 2015
More on My Personal Experience With a Malpractice Case
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  • N. Martin Giesecke, M.D.
    ASA NEWSLETTER
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Ethics / Medicolegal Issues / Editorial
Editorial   |   February 2015
More on My Personal Experience With a Malpractice Case
ASA Monitor 02 2015, Vol.79, 4-5.
ASA Monitor 02 2015, Vol.79, 4-5.
This month’s focus is on professional liability, especially medical liability. The articles by Drs. Ananth, Cammarata and Lieb, and by Dr. Biggs and Ms. McClure, J.D., are informative and timely. I especially like the article by Dean F. Connors, M.D., “The Process and Evolution of a Lawsuit.” While the first two articles are significant for the knowledge they provide, Dr. Connors’ column is a nuts-and-bolts presentation of how a lawsuit will progress. This one rings home to me, based on my previous experience.
My lawsuit has been previously discussed (see my editorial “A Fright-ening Letter,” in the February 2013 ASA NEWSLETTER). Still, I would like to reiterate one point and present some new thoughts that came to mind as I read Dr. Connors’ piece.
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