Legal Developments

Legal Developments

4/1/2006
So you were involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit that, unfortunately, ended up in a settlement against you. Most physicians have at least a passing familiarity with the basic tenets of reporting settlements: 1) If a physician has a settlement against them in a medical malpractice action over $30,000, this must be reported to the Medical Board of California (“MBC”); and 2) more significantly, a physician’s settlement of a malpractice claim, for any amount, must be reported...