Main Menu
Call for a Free
Initial Consultation

Posts tagged "Medical Malpractice"

Considering physician expressions of sympathy vs. admissions of fault

A heartfelt apology, as everyone knows, can go a long way toward resolving a dispute. This is certainly true in relationships with friends and family, and it also seems to be true in patient-provider relations. That, at least, is the experience of hospitals that have introduced enhanced communication and resolution programs which encourage physicians to have a heart-to-heart discussion with patients who have suffered a bad outcome.

Telemedicine, informed consent and medical error in Mississippi, P.2

Last time, we began looking at the issue of telemedicine, the risk of medical malpractice liability specific to the practice of telemedicine, and the issue of informed consent. As we noted, Mississippi is among a group of states which have progressive laws pertaining to the practice of telemedicine, including required insurance coverage and required informed consent.

Telemedicine, informed consent and medical error in Mississippi, P.1

The practice of medicine, wherever and whenever it occurs, always involves some degree of risk. Telemedicine, or the practice of medicine via wire communications, is no different. The practice of telemedicine is becoming increasingly popular because of its convenience and its ability to provide health care access to those in rural areas.

Office Location

Hornsby Watts, PLLC
1025 Howard Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530

Telephone: 228-207-2990
Fax: 866-271-4393
Biloxi Law Office Map

Review Us
VISA | MasterCard | Credit Cards Accepted