Ignoring patient questions and sensitivities may come at a high price.
On October 23, 2018, Medscape.com
, a popular website for those interested in law-medicine developments, ran an article entitled, "An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors," by Lee S. Goldsmith, MD, LLB. Goldsmith's New York City law firm has represented both plaintiffs and defendants for over 30 years. Referrals to Goldsmith's law firm average over 40 per month from those who wish to initiate a lawsuit. However, of those 40 potential malpractice suits, there may be only one viable case.