" This excellent and thorough book on malpractice should be on every practicing physician′s bookshelves." (Doody′s, 2 March 2012)
From the Back Cover
Getting sued for medical malpractice is one of the most traumatic events of a physician′s career. This book will guide physicians through the process, from the moment they receive a summons until the after–trial appeal process; Author Ilene R. Brenner, M.D. arms the reader with strategies to maximize their chances of a defendant′s verdict. How To Survive a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Contains valuable information that health care providers need to know to prevent making critical mistakes that can hurt their case. Includes guidance on vital topics such as conflicts of interest, decisions to settle, how to change your attorney, and optimizing your deposition and cross–examination performance. Provides critical material to help prevent a lawsuit, how to cope with the emotional strain, with many sample deposition and cross examination questions and tips on answering them, plus detailed descriptions on the in–court process such as when to show up for court, how a jury is picked, and how to dress appropriately Navigate through what is a mysterious and terrifying process with a medical malpractice survival book written by a doctor for doctors in non–legalese language that is easy to understand.
About the Author
Ilene R. Brenner , MD, Adjunct Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA