Tag: medical liability

MLMIC Releases New Risk Management CME Program

As part of MLMIC’s ongoing commitment to help physicians and other healthcare practitioners improve the quality of patient care and reduce potential liability exposure, we’ve developed a new online risk management CME program for policyholders.

More

Posted in Hospitals, Physicians

Tagged , , , , ,

New Risk Management CME Module: High Exposure Liability

MLMIC’s newest online risk management CME modules explore issues and risks associated with high exposure liability claims.

More

Posted in Hospitals, Physicians

Tagged , , ,

Negligent Spinal Surgery Leads to Paralysis and Hospital Liability

MLMIC’s most recent Case Review (Winter 2016) contains a perspective on a case with both a catastrophic outcome and serious legal and risk management deficits. The case study – involving paralysis from spinal surgery – highlights not only clear and continuous lack of communication between a variety of providers but also several failures of documentation.

More

Posted in Hospitals, Physicians

Tagged , , , , , ,

Appellate Court Decision Expands Physician Liability in Accidents Caused by Medicated Drivers

Physicians and hospitals may be liable to the general public if a patient is not warned of medications that can impair the patient’s driving ability. A third party who is injured in an accident may now sue the physician or hospital directly if there has been a failure to warn the patient of the side effects.

More

Posted in Hospitals, Physicians

Tagged , , , ,

Page 2 of 8123...Last »