8 best practices for medical malpractice defense

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Prepare as if you expect to be sued.

The best way to prevent a malpractice lawsuit is to prepare for the likelihood of being sued, experts say. The more prepared a physician is, the better chances of a successful outcome. Although no physician can manage all the possible risks that lead to malpractice lawsuits, best practices include making sure you have the best insurance policy, working on patient-communication strategies, and following the right steps if a lawsuit is filed.

Check out these 8 medical malpractice best practices.