Monthly Archives: April 2013

Sorry Works! Disclosure Tip: Only Apologize for Known Errors

I have heard some variation of the following countless times, usually from defense lawyers: “I don’t want some doctor apologizing and admitting fault at 2am in the morning when it was just a known complication or nothing we could have … Continue reading

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Disclosure Tip: Exchange Contact Info with Patients & Families!

So…put yourself in the family’s shoes with this one. Their loved one whom they thought was going in the hospital for a “minor procedure” suffered a major adverse event and is hospitalized for an indefinite time period. The patient may … Continue reading

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Boston Hospital Publicly Airing Medical Mistakes

This hit the news wires yesterday: Brigham and Women’s is now publicly airing their medical mistakes. Very powerful story which can be found here. This is another example of the disclosure movement gaining steam, and the folks in Massachusetts doing … Continue reading

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PI Lawyers and Defense Counsel Working Together Through Disclosure

Numerous times in this space I have written about the importance of using disclosure to reach out to the PI Bar and re-start the relationship with them built on trust and respect.  Replace “sharks in suits” and “ambulance chasers” with … Continue reading

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