June 6, 2017
Sometimes you need a nugget of medical information – pronto. If your patient has been in a hospital, you likely have access to reams of data. Finding your nugget may take seconds, minutes, or hours. You may never find it. A number of years ago, Dr. Kamal Thapar, a Wisconsin neurosurgeon, gave a talk on […]
May 26, 2017
The jury has spoken. Stephen Blumberg owns Stephen Leigh Jewelers in Massachusetts. Toodie’s Fine Jewelry is a competitor. Allegedly, Adam Jacobs, a Toodie’s employee, wrote a multi-paragraph negative Yelp review about Stephen Leigh Jewelers. The review said he was looking for a 1.5 karat engagement ring and he had a negative experience. He then advised […]… (more →)
HealthDay recently interviewed Medical Justice Founder and CEO, Jeff Segal, MD, JD, on the high costs of defending medical malpractice claims – win or lose
April 5, 2012
For doctors defending medical malpractice claims, costs vary widely across specialties and can run into the tens of thousands, even when a patient did not receive a payout, new research shows.
The upshot: Patients end up paying the price in the end, the researchers concluded in their letter published April 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine.… (more →)
Minnesota Star Tribune recently interviewed Medical Justice Founder and CEO, Jeff Segal, MD, JD, on defamation lawsuit filed by doctor against patients family. The reason: a scathing review on an online doctor review site.
April 4, 2012
Two years ago, Dennis Laurion logged on to a rate-your-doctor website to vent about a Duluth neurologist, Dr. David McKee.… (more →)
Radio Health Journal recently interviewed Medical Justice Founder and CEO, Jeff Segal, MD, JD, FACS about the danger of “testimony for hire”.
November 10, 2011
Medical malpractice often boils down to a battle of expert witnesses. Frivolous cases are often fueled by inappropriate expert testimony.… (more →)
September 22, 2010
Every year, 8-10% of doctors will be sued for malpractice. Many physicians who have been sued or watched a colleague go through litigation respond with defensive medicine, which some recent studies estimate costs the healthcare system as much as $350 billion dollars a year. Most solutions to this problem would involve changes at the federal […]… (more →)