Radiology Malpractice Lawsuits: Bringing or Defending Claims for Medical Errors, Omissions

Proving or Challenging Causation, Leveraging Experts, Assessing Damages, Negotiating Settlements

Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A


Conducted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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Program Materials

This CLE webinar will examine current trends in medical malpractice lawsuits against radiologists and strategies for plaintiff and defense counsel handling these cases. The panel will discuss common bases for claims, proving or challenging causation and damages, working with expert witnesses to determine the appropriate standard of medical care and treatment, settlement strategies, and more.

Description

As medical technology advances, radiologists have more responsibility for patient diagnoses, increasing their exposure to medical malpractice lawsuits. Lawsuits typically allege failure to detect an abnormality, errors in interpreting findings, failure to recommend appropriate follow up, or failure to communicate with the patient or referring physician in a timely or suitable manner.

Medical malpractice attorneys—both plaintiff and defense—must navigate several unique and complicated legal and medical-legal issues when representing clients in lawsuits against radiologists.

Listen as our authoritative panel of medical malpractice attorneys discusses considerations and strategies for bringing or defending malpractice claims against radiologists, including addressing causation and damages, working with experts, settling cases, and more.

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Outline

  1. Most common allegations against radiologists
  2. Proving or challenging causation
  3. Discovery considerations
  4. Working with experts
  5. Assessing damages
  6. Settling claims

Benefits

The panel will review these and other key issues:

  • Most common claims brought against radiologists
  • Challenges for plaintiff attorneys bringing claims against radiologists
  • Challenges for defense attorneys defending claims against radiologists
  • Settlement considerations in malpractice claims against radiologists

Faculty

Artusa, Philip
Philip Artusa

Atty
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan

Mr. Artusa practices in the firm’s Medical Malpractice Group. His practice focuses on representing hospitals,...  |  Read More

Corcoran, Ruth
Ruth Corcoran

Atty
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan

Ms. Corcoran’s practice focuses on the defense of hospitals, physicians, nurses and other healthcare entities in...  |  Read More

Leone, Armand
Armand Leone, Jr., M.D.

Atty
Britcher Leone

Dr. Leone ​is a Board Certified Diagnostic Radiologist and attorney​ and concentrates his practice on medical...  |  Read More

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