In the Media
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 […](more →)
More news and press:
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 →)
October 10, 2012 Five-star practice, one-star reputation?
Fair or not, online reviews may be the first thing a potential patient sees about a dermatologist By John Carruthers, staff writer, Dermatology World, October 01, 2012… (more →)
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 →)
April 4, 2012 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.
Two years ago, Dennis Laurion logged on to a rate-your-doctor website to vent about a Duluth neurologist, Dr. David McKee.… (more →)
Medical malpractice often boils down to a battle of expert witnesses. Frivolous cases are often fueled by inappropriate expert testimony.… (more →)
September 22, 2010 Preventing Frivolous Lawsuits and Frivolous Testimony
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 →)