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Lubell Rosen Wins Complete Defense Verdict on Sept. 30 for Client Jorge Jose Sowers, M.D. in $26 Million Failure to Detect Breast Cancer Medical Malpractice Case

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MIAMI, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Steven L. Lubell, Esq., and Mark L. Rosen, Esq., partners at Lubell Rosen – A Law Firm for Medical Professionals and the Healthcare Industry – are pleased to announce that on Sept. 30, 2014, the firm achieved a complete defense … Continue reading

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Outcomes Based Medical Care

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Staff Report During an interview with Jeremy Al Lazarus, MD, AMA president, by Leslie Kane, MA at the October 2012 MGMA meeting in San Antonio, TX, Dr. Lazarus talked about many issues affecting physicians these days. Regarding future sustainable growth … Continue reading

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Patient Satisfaction

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Staff Report Based on studies conducted by Jeff LaConte of the P&G Healthcare Consumer Institute (HCI), the following is a list of key areas of patient satisfaction. In a survey conducted with over 9,500 primary health care consumers, HCI reported … Continue reading

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Liabilities of Sharing Space

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Staff Report John Miller II and Rush Smith, Jr., JD, wrote an article in November 2011 about potential liabilities when sharing office space. They report that the terms “apparent agency” or “vicarious liability” are more than just vague legal jargon. … Continue reading

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Build a Successful Practice

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Staff Report Practices run the gamut from struggling to produce acceptable revenues to succeeding beyond expectations. The successful practices appear to attract new patients, add new providers, and have greater revenues than their peers because these practices understand the fact … Continue reading

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Benefits of Setting up Grievance Procedures

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Staff Report Kathryn Moghadas, a registered nurse, warns that a patient’s unresolved complaint about you or your office could evolve into a lawsuit.  This article summarizes her advice on how physicians can implement a written grievance process that provides patients … Continue reading

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Reduce Primary Care Malpractice Risk due to Diagnosis Errors

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Staff Report Suraj Achar, MD and Wiggin Wu, in their article in the July/August 2012 issue of Family Practice Management, report that recognizing warning signs and careful documentation are two keys to reduce the risk of malpractice lawsuits.  They report … Continue reading

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Should There Be Caps on Pain and Suffering in Malpractice Lawsuits?

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The odds of being sued approach 99%1 for physicians that practice in the five most-sued specialties, which are neurosurgery, thoracic cardiovascular surgery, general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, and plastic surgery. More than half of the states place limits for medical liability … Continue reading

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Avoiding Malpractice Litigation

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In our ever growing litigious society, bewildered physicians are desperately looking for an answer to the question “How can I prevent a malpractice suit”? This a rather tall order when juries are no longer asking the question what did the … Continue reading

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