Does SB 732 Require Physicians Practicing At Surgical Centers To Have Insurance?
On June 25, 2019 the Governor of Florida approved SB 732, a new statute modifying the rules related to office surgery and surgical centers. The question many bare doctors in Florida are asking is whether SB 732 requires doctors working at surgical centers to carry malpractice insurance. The answer is no it does not.
Lubell wins summary judgment for NY Ob/Gyn accused of wrongful birth of a sickle cell baby after doctor failed to do advanced panel genetic testing.
Lubell Rosen partner Steven Lubell, Esq., a medical malpractice defense lawyer, was granted summary judgment for his client, Dr. Guirlane Leonare Agnant, M.D., after successfully demonstrating that the plaintiff, Lakisha Garcia Hawkins, was never Dr. Agnant’s patient and had no claim against her.
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In Florida, primary care physicians, specialists and other health care professionals can opt out of medical malpractice insurance coverage in a practice known as “going bare.” Going bare allows doctors to avoid paying high insurance deductibles and monthly or annual premiums, but without adequate legal support, it can be a risky decision, especially in today’s increasingly litigious society.