P2 Mobile Logo

Search form


Law & Malpractice

Don't Bet on Federal Tort Reform

With Republicans in the White House and Congress, the idea of new federal rules surrounding medical malpractice is gaining steam among physician advocacy groups. However, most experts are pumping the breaks, saying it's unlikely to happen. Also: Here are the steps you should take if you are sued for malpractice.

Law & Malpractice


Physicians who solely rely on forms and checklists to terminate an employee are making a huge mistake, says this lawyer.


A lawyer outlines some of the most prominent legal cases from 2017 and explains what physicians can learn from them.


Here's how many captive insurance company owners, including many doctors, are being exposed to expensive legal defense costs on top of huge surprise tax bills.

This year's HIPAA settlements ran the monetary gamut and included the first ever fine levied due to untimely breach reporting. Here's an overview.


Wondering what GDPR is? An attorney breaks down everything you need to know about the new data security law.


Medical practices must follow basic rules and good management principles to avoid serious holiday party liability.


Unlike the Anti-kickback Statute (AKS), when Stark Law applies, the only safe way to make a referral is to fit squarely within an exception.


Subscribe to Law & Malpractice on [sitename]

CME Center

CME Center

Earn CME Credits for reading Physicians Practice articles. Click here to go to our free online CME activities.

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.