Viewpoint: Threat of malpractice lawsuits means medicine is a balancing act – Commerical Appeal

Published: September 05, 2010 Some months ago at my office, my receptionist handed me a registered letter. The name on the envelope seemed familiar. “Dear Sir,” I read. “Please be advised that this letter serves as official notice that I am considering a potential claim against you in a medical malpractice claim in regard to […]

Even with malpractice insurance, doctors opt for expensive, defensive medicine – Washington Post

Some months ago, the receptionist in my clinic handed me a registered letter. The name of the sender seemed familiar. “Dear Sir,” the letter read. “Please be advised that this letter serves as official notice that I am considering a potential claim against you in a medical Malpractice claim in regard to my husband. . […]