Liability Risks for Speech-Language Pathology Professionals

Liability Risks for Speech-Language Pathology Professionals

If you work in the field of speech-language pathology or speech therapy, you might think that you are at low risk of a malpractice lawsuit. However, as the scope of services provided in the speech-language pathology field broadens and our society becomes increasingly litigious, there is always a chance that a practitioner might face a

Common malpractice claims against radiologists

Advances in radiologic technology in recent years have led to an increase in the role of the radiologist related to patient care. Increasing numbers of legal claims against radiologists have naturally followed as radiologists take on additional responsibility for patient diagnoses. Based on recent statistics, 31% of radiologists can expect to be involved in a

Wound care potential liabilities

The need for care of chronic wounds, whether pressure ulcers, diabetic ulcers or other non-healing wounds, is becoming more prevalent as the population ages. As with any aspect of patient care, wound care has specific liabilities for health care professionals associated with it. Best practices for care One vital aspect of wound care is to follow

qualities of a good medical director

Medical Directors function in a multifaceted capacity, spearheading key aspects of a medical practice’s operations. Their work includes implementing policies and procedures, managing expectations of a medical staff, overseeing patient care and acting as a liaison between medical personnel and facility administrators, among others. It’s a role that matches advanced clinical knowledge with management and

Our series on understanding the claim process is intended to give you a basic knowledge of the legal process and guidance that can help you if you find yourself in a position of defending a malpractice claim. In Part 5 of our series, we discuss what to expect when preparing for trial and testimony. Part

Buying a Professional Liability Insurance policy is essential for anyone operating a business that provides a professional service. No matter what services your business provides, a Professional Liability policy is designed to cover you if an allegation of negligence is brought against you for actions resulting from your work. So how do you find a

The legal process is complex and can be difficult to understand. This series of articles is intended to give you a basic knowledge of how the liability claim process works so that if you’re ever faced with a malpractice claim, you will be better able to approach the situation. In Part 2 of our series,

Professional Liability Insurance protects your business assets and interests from obligations you may incur from allegations of negligence stemming from the professional service and advice provided by you or your employees. Depending on your industry, you may be required by your state government to carry a Professional Liability Insurance policy. In any professional setting, a

Professional Liability Insurance is insurance coverage that’s made to protect your business assets and interests against injuries and damages suffered by a client, visitor or other third party as a result of the negligence of you or one of your employees. In today’s litigious society, every business needs this type of insurance coverage. How likely

Risks for Health Care Professionals

It’s an age-old question for medical professionals: How do you avoid being named in a malpractice lawsuit? The answer is simple – perform your job to perfection at every moment and everything will turn out just as you expect it to. The reality is that things are not this simple. Unfortunately, there is no perfect