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Medicine, the courts and medical professional liability insurance


An introduction to liability and insurance as it pertains to the practice of medicine.


Bruce Shulan
President & CEO
EmPRO Insurance Company

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why does one need medical professional liability insurance.
  • Review different types of carriers, policies, and coverages.
  • The implications of “Consent to Settle.”
  • The differences between independent physicians and facility employees when it comes to the application process and ratings factors for your application.
  • Understanding the accepted Standard of Care and what happens when deviations are made. (The filing of a lawsuit and why a trial happens).
  • The importance of peer support.