July 13, 2021

Know Your Limits: A Q&A on Medical Professional Liability Coverage

Hospitals and healthcare practitioners can better protect themselves by being informed regarding the medical professional liability coverage they have and the coverage of those practicing around them.

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.

June 16, 2021

New Issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition” Features Guidance on Responding to Online Social Media Posts

The newest issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition,” MLMIC’s risk management publication, is now available online and offers the latest health, legal, risk management and insurance information.

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.