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

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

A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A


Tuesday, February 1, 2022

1:00pm-2:30pm EST, 10:00am-11:30am PST

Early Registration Discount Deadline, Friday, January 14, 2022

or call 1-800-926-7926

This CLE course 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 inability 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

Attorney
Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan

Mr. Artusa focuses his practice on the defense of professional liability claims against health care professionals in...  |  Read More

Corcoran, Ruth
Ruth Corcoran

Attorney
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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