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Georgia’s tort reform law remains at the forefront of medical malpractice litigation.
Rude, dismissive treatment is the underlying cause of many malpractice suits. Simple communication practices can prevent some ED claims.
Early offers of compensation to an ED patient may require reporting to the National Practitioner Data Base, according to a May HHS ruling.
Ordering tests that aren’t indicated can backfire legally
Three states enacted legislation that changed the malpractice standard for emergency care to gross negligence.