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When it comes to professional liability, understanding what triggers costly and time-consuming claims can be your best way to avoid them. Best Practices for Addressing Professional Liability Claims offers expert guidance on what should happen if or when an accusation is made.
Whether you are a defense attorney, client, or corporate officer, this book gives you an in-depth look with an insider's perspective at litigating and defending against malpractice claims. Using tried-and-true techniques from their own practices and firms, the authors discuss myriad ways to prevent potential and future conflicts before they arise, with advice for up-and-coming lawyers from highly respected and experienced partners from law firms across the nation. These experts discuss mishandled information in the healthcare industry, analyze possibilities for settling malpractice cases, and undergo mock trials. They also cover highly specific topics, ranging from buying insurance and securing a retainer, to maintaining communication with clients throughout the process and addressing concerns regarding HIPAA privacy violations. By outlining ways to prevent malpractice claim filings, and discussing key strategies for defending against those that are filed, this book will help you feel more secure moving forward in this challenging field.