Professional Liability Advocate

Professional Liability Advocate

Tag Archives: physician licensing

Claims of Negligent Hiring, Supervision or Retention Draw Hospitals into Abuse Cases

Posted in Employment, Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability
Hospitals are commonly named as defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits for claims arising from alleged injuries within their walls, but what is their exposure to liability for claims that arise from alleged sexual assaults by staff on their premises? In September 2016, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution released a five-part investigative series examining the alleged epidemic of… Continue Reading

Licensing Boards Can Fine You – Even If They Can’t Find You

Posted in Medical, Professional Liability
It the fast-paced world of health care, it is easy to forget the simple things – like notifying your state licensing board about address changes. It seems trivial, but there may be consequences for a physician who fails to update her physician profile. State medical boards have the responsibility and obligation to protect consumers of health… Continue Reading