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In a med mal case, it's easier for people to hold an entity responsible–like a hospital–and make them pay, rather than blaming an individual–like a doctor. Therefore, how you work up a med mal case matters. It’s the difference between working up a case that is easier to win versus a case that is harder to win. What kind of case do you want?
In this episode of Trial & Medical Error, hosts Brendan Lupetin and Greg Unatin discuss the difference between a “system failure” case and an “event” case. The hosts explain the difficulties in presenting “event” cases to a jury, and strategies for how to re-frame an “event” case into a “system failure” case. Tune in to this episode to hear Brendan and Greg share past experiences presenting these kinds of cases to the jury and tactics for preparing your next med mal case for trial.
Learn More and Connect
- Tactics for working up med mal cases—an “event” case versus a “system failure” case
- Why it’s tough for a jury to say that an individual doctor was negligent
- Why you need effective intake on “event” cases
- How to turn an “event” case into a “system failure” case
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