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We protect you against frivolous lawsuits and damage to your good name.


We have the leadership to address the specific medico-legal issues physicians face.


We provide results our members count on for the health and prosperity of their practices.

The Most Frivolous Lawsuit Contest

Ten years ago, we ran a contest, encouraging doctors to reveal if they had been involved in a frivolous lawsuit. We awarded a prize to the doctor who submitted the Most Frivolous Lawsuit. Cold comfort. Still, the winner did receive a free membership for one year with...

Break Out The Champagne

Jeff Segal, MD, JD, FACS If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. On July 25th, the North Carolina House of Representatives overrode the Governor’s veto of substantive tort reform. The North Carolina Senate overrode the veto last week. The bill will now become...

Medical Board of California – Fraud Alert

From the Medical Board of California The Board has been advised that several physicians in the Los Angeles area have been contacted by an individual impersonating an Investigator with the Medical Board of California. The individual asks physicians for their social...

Patient Bills Her Doctor For Making Her Wait

Jeff Segal, MD, JD, FACS recently reported the case of Elaine Farstad. An IT specialist from Everett, WA, who became angry when her physician was late for a scheduled appointment, Ms. Farstad calculated her hourly wage rate and billed her doctor for the time...

Dr. Mark Weinberger: A Rotten Apple

Jeff Segal, MD, JD, FACS It’s an easy call. Dr. Mark Weinberger is a rotten apple. More than 300 medical malpractice cases have been filed against him. Most haven’t even gotten started. In the first case to pop through, the estate of Phyllis Barnes vs. Weinberger, the...