Law for Physicians: An Overview of Medical Legal Issues
Donald H. Caldwell, D. Christopher Osborn, Carl Horn
Hardcover: 250 pages
American Medical Association
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Protect yourself from malpractice claims and other forms of litigation.
Law for Physicians focuses on the legal issues that affect physicians, with the aim of arming them with the practical knowledge they need to protect themselves from malpractice claims and other forms of litigation. In a straightforward fashion, the authors allay unwarranted concerns while casting light on potential legal pitfalls. Highlights of this text include:
- Health care fraud and abuse
- Coverage of medical malpractice
- Information on heading off potential claims
- Advise on choosing liability insurance
- An explanation of the litigation process
- A chapter on employment discrimination law
- A discussion of physician unions
Recommended by the AMA, this timeless book focuses on the legal issues affecting physicians in their professional lives. It discusses malpractice claims, fraud and abuse issues, employment discrimination, and more.
This is a Brandon-Hill Medical List recommended book.
The author is Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Western District of North Carolina and former First Assistant U.S. Attorney.
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