July 6, 2021

Case Study: Good Documentation Leads to a Verdict for the Dentist

An adult patient with poor oral hygiene routinely visited a MLMIC-insured dentist for years. The poor home care led to extensive periodontal treatment, and the patient filed a lawsuit against the insured which eventually went to trial. Comprehensive documentation on the insured’s part played a pivotal part in the defense. Find out what happened in this case study, complete with a legal perspective from Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann attorneys.

June 21, 2021

Case Study: Poor Patient Relations and Prolonged Treatment Result in Large Settlement

An adult patient went to a MLMIC-insured orthodontist requesting treatment to make his teeth perfect. Seven years later, the patient filed a lawsuit claiming that the orthodontist’s treatment was careless, reckless and contraindicated. What went wrong? Find out in this case study, complete with a legal and risk management perspective from a Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann attorney.

May 5, 2021

Attorneys Respond to Medical Professional Liability FAQs on the Doctor-Patient Relationship

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review attorneys’ answers to frequently asked questions on medical professional liability related to the doctor-patient relationship, including legal guidance on when the relationship begins and how to discharge a patient.

April 5, 2021

Attorneys Respond to Medical Professional Liability FAQs on Good Samaritan and DNR Laws

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review attorneys’ answers to frequently asked questions on medical professional liability related to the Good Samaritan and Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) Laws.