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Perspectives - The Medical Malpractice Journey

Perspectives – The Medical Malpractice Journey will give you a chance to hear varying views on a multitude of subjects encountered by the med-mal practitioner. Katy Caraway, of Caraway LeBlanc, will be part of a panel on Professionalism: The Responsibilities and Concerns of Medical Review Panel Attorney-Chairs.

The seminar takes place on Friday September 28, 2012 at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal St. You can register online at the Louisiana State Bar Association’s site.

Discussions will include:

  • initial case evaluation
  • claim filing
  • Medical Review Panel Practice and Procedure
  • discovery
  • trial
  • private versus state health care providers
  • the Patients’ Compensation Fund
  • State Office of Risk Management’s Claim evaluation considerations.

There will also be discussion of Products Liability Issues and the Learned Intermediary Doctrine, and the role of the Attorney Chair on the Medical Review Panel.

A total of 6 CLE hours are included with 1 hour of professionalism.