Author | Lee J. Johnson, JD


Don't be afraid to contact your insurer when you smell a suit at your doorstep

Inform your malpractice insurance carrier any time you have suspicion that a patient is considering a lawsuit.

Free care now could mean big savings later

In these difficult economic times, you may find that more patients are refusing to pay for services rendered and others are complaining more about their care.

How to avoid malpractice liability in cross-coverage arrangements

For a solo practitioner or a small group practice, cross-coverage arrangements are like oxygen: Without them, there is no life-that is, no weekends, no evenings, no vacations, and no holidays.

Don't let fear of liability deter you from being a Good Samaritan

A Good Samaritan will be exonerated as long as he acts in good faith.