Why are so many doctors turning into lawyers?

Why are so many doctors turning into lawyers?

He became a lawyer. He now represents injured patients who sue doctors, after several malpractice defense firms turned him down for a job. One of his best friends since residency, a surgeon he’d covered and operated with, never forgave him. “When he found out I did plaintiff’s work, he just stopped talking to me,” said Kaplan, the son of a judge.

Are there any doctors who would sue a lawyer?

“Doctors may not like lawyers who sue doctors, but if they saw the cases we actually bring, I don’t think they’d object to what I do,” said Armand Leone, a radiologist-attorney in Glen Rock, New Jersey. The MD-JDs Medscape spoke with who represent plaintiffs said they turn down 98 out of 100 cases they review.

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Why did Clark Newhall decide to become a lawyer?

That’s why you have insurance. No doctor can be perfect,” said Clark Newhall, a surgeon-attorney in Salt Lake City who became interested in law after a legal dispute over water rights he described as “fun.” Are doctors who become lawyers tougher on the MDs they sue? Or are they more dangerous adversaries because they know exactly what to look for?

He became a lawyer. He now represents injured patients who sue doctors, after several malpractice defense firms turned him down for a job. One of his best friends since residency, a surgeon he’d covered and operated with, never forgave him. “When he found out I did plaintiff’s work, he just stopped talking to me,” said Kaplan, the son of a judge.

“Doctors may not like lawyers who sue doctors, but if they saw the cases we actually bring, I don’t think they’d object to what I do,” said Armand Leone, a radiologist-attorney in Glen Rock, New Jersey. The MD-JDs Medscape spoke with who represent plaintiffs said they turn down 98 out of 100 cases they review.

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