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Maximum Malpractice Protection
A Physician’s Complete Guide




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ISBN 9781032403168
December 22, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
316 Pages

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Book Description

The spectre of destructive malpractice lawsuits haunts every practicing doctor who simply wants protection and peace of mind, but most physicians find the world of malpractice confusing and wrapped in legal riddles. This book’s purpose is to explain medical malpractice concepts in everyday terms, combined with solid practical advice regarding how to prevent allegations, minimize liability, properly and efficiently manage charges of malpractice, protect assets, and minimize personal and professional losses. *Presents a user-friendly wealth of useable, practical, and viable malpractice solutions *Explains in-depth advice on avoiding malpractice claims and their negative consequences for doctors in every field *Offers a valuable resource of precise and practical strategies to prepare for depositions, court testimony, and a doctor’s defense in the event of litigation

Table of Contents

Malpractice: Knowledge is Power: Physicians and the Law - An Overview. The Doctor-Patient Contract - It's Legally Binding. . Negligence Concepts - The Underpinnings for Malpractice. Malpractice - What Malpractice Is and is Not. How to Commit Malpractice Without Trying - Roads to Avoid. Informed Consent - A Legal Black Hole. Maximizing Malpractice Protection: Practice Structure – The Foundation for Protection. The Medical Record – Three Walls of Defense. General and Informed Consents – An Extra Layer of Safety. Malpractice Insurance – Special Forces for Your Defense. Plaintiff Attorney's Deposition Outline for Defendant Doctor. Cross-Examination of Defendant Physician. Legal Defenses to Malpractice Actions - Your Armor & Battle Plan. Going to Court - Make Your Testimony Shine. Core Malpractice Concepts. Maximum Malpractice Protection – Start This Forty Point Plan Today!. Appendix: Complications associated with common medical procedures.

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Biography

Charles Theisler, MD, JD, a former steelworker, was born and raised in the heartland of Ohio's iron and steel corridor. Skilled in medicine and the law, he possesses an encyclopedic knowledge of both fields. After receiving undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology he went on to the University of Akron School of Law where he was drawn to the specialized field of medical malpractice. In an effort to expand his working clinical knowledge, he attended medical school and graduated as a trained physician and surgeon. In addition to two U.S. patents for medical devices, he has an impressive medical and legal publications list. He married his favorite former patient, raised a family, and continues to practice medical malpractice law. When he isn't glued to a medical or legal book, he spends time working outdoors or writing. Dr. Theisler's professional expertise and dedication to helping fellow physicians make him an invaluable resource in the area of medical malpractice.