“I just joined my father’s medical practice as an internist. The first day on the job he sat me down and said, ‘At some time you will make a mistake. Every physician has. Our reputation for honesty precedes us wherever we may go. Never forget that. Learn what to do – and especially what not to do – in the event someone claims that you have committed medical malpractice.’
“Mr. Beaver, I have read your column for years and I’ll bet you know the right attorneys who can provide that guidance. Thanks, ‘Aaron,’ Southern Florida.”
Plaintiff, Defense Attorneys Answer Aaron’s Question
Never Alter or Change the Record
Lie to the Patient
Patients Still Respect, Trust and Protect their Physicians
Dennis Beaver Practices law in Bakersfield and welcomes comments and questions from readers, which may be faxed to (661) 323-7993, or e-mailed to Lagombeaver1@Gmail.com. Also, visit dennisbeaver.com.