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What Risks Do Physicians Who Recommend Medical Marijuana Face?

With medical marijuana now legal in 29 states and the District of Columbia, a growing number of physicians are being asked to recommend medical marijuana for patients who qualify. And while many physicians do so willingly, others are reluctant, in part due to malpractice and licensure concerns. Furthermore, since marijuana

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Doctors and nurses in surgery make mistakes that can be resolved with conflict resolution programs

Conflict Resolution Programs Prevent Malpractice Suits

A recent study shows that conflict resolution programs (CRPs) can be successful in preventing both litigation and monetary settlements for adverse medical events not involving negligence, reports MedPage Today The study was led by Michelle Mello, Ph.D., J.D., of Stanford University. Mello and her colleagues reported their findings in the

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toxic cleanup can lead to risks for an environmental contractor

What Insurance Does An Environmental Contractor Need?

An environmental contractor involved in the abatement or removal of hazardous materials faces unique challenges, including employee exposures, third-party injuries and pollution-related property damage, to name just a few. What’s more, most commercial general liability policies don’t cover these types of incidents as they exclude coverage for pollution events. As

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doctor consulting with patient and wife regarding informed consent

Court Decision Has Far-Reaching Implications for Informed Consent

A recent court decision in Pennsylvania may have far-reaching implications for surgeons and other physicians who regularly obtain informed consent. Although the decision is binding only in Pennsylvania, it should serve as a warning for providers all across the United States. The case involved a woman with a nonmalignant brain

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