18 episodes

Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD, and Michael Sacopulos, JD, summarize modern medico-legal threats to physicians in 15 minutes or less. Opening and closing music written and produced by Grammy award winning artists: Lili Haydn and Itai Disraeli (performed by The Service Cats).

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Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD, and Michael Sacopulos, JD, summarize modern medico-legal threats to physicians in 15 minutes or less. Opening and closing music written and produced by Grammy award winning artists: Lili Haydn and Itai Disraeli (performed by The Service Cats).

    Protecting Your Nest Egg Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic (Preview)

    Protecting Your Nest Egg Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic (Preview)

    The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world on its head - both in terms of our health and our finances. On this (preview) episode of the Medical Liability Minute podcast, Medical Justice Founder and CEO, Jeff Segal, MD, JD, discusses asset protection strategies for doctors with David Mandell, JD, MBA. The objective? Help doctors protect their nest eggs during these turbulent times. 
    David Mandell is a partner at the OJM Group, a multi-disciplinary wealth management firm. What distinguishes them? Their focus on physicians. The OJM Group has worked with over 1500 physician clients in 48 states. David Mandell is an author and renowned authority in the fields of asset protection and general wealth management. We are privileged to have him as our guest on this episode of our podcast. Full podcast to be published 4/10/2020 at 5PM, EDT.

    • 5 min
    Family Practitioner Treats Patient for Depression While Sleeping With His Wife on the Side

    Family Practitioner Treats Patient for Depression While Sleeping With His Wife on the Side

    It is not uncommon for patients to develop romantic feelings for their caregivers. Managing these emotions is critical. When these emotions are mismanaged, bad outcomes often result.A family practice doctor was treating a husband and his wife for an assortment of challenges. To make a long story short - the patient's wife (who was also the doctor's patient) fell in love with him.
    Did this development resolve healthfully? If it did, we wouldn't be discussing it. What can we learn? Visit our website to read this episode's transcript. 

    • 9 min
    A Prescription for Humanity in Medicine | Featuring Dr. Joseph Stern and Dr. Jeff Segal

    A Prescription for Humanity in Medicine | Featuring Dr. Joseph Stern and Dr. Jeff Segal

    Neurosurgeons (and surgeons in general) have a reputation for being cold. Deserved or not, the stereotype has stuck. Dr. Joseph Stern argues embracing humanity in medicine is the key to combating burnout and improving patient outcomes. He speaks from his own experiences and makes compelling arguments.
    We are privileged to have him as our guest on this episode of the Medical Liability Minute. Visit our website to read this episode's transcript.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Combating Sexual Harassment in Healthcare: Protecting Your Employees, Your Patients, and Yourself

    Combating Sexual Harassment in Healthcare: Protecting Your Employees, Your Patients, and Yourself

    It is often said you should not marry business with pleasure. For those live by that rule – rest assured, this case will reinforce your lifestyle. For those that don’t – we apologize. We’re delivering some bad news. 
    On this episode of the Medical Liability Minute, Medical Justice Founder and CEO, Jeff Segal, MD, JD, and Medical Justice General Counsel, Michael Sacopulos, JD, discuss medico-legal liability and sex. Visit our website to read this episode's transcript.

    • 16 min
    How to Have Your Day in Court and Keep Your Nest Egg | Top Med-Mal Defense Measures with Super Lawyer Chris Schulte, JD

    How to Have Your Day in Court and Keep Your Nest Egg | Top Med-Mal Defense Measures with Super Lawyer Chris Schulte, JD

    Let's pretend you're on trial for malpractice. The jury delivers a runaway verdict - a 5 million dollar judgement. You have a 1 million dollar malpractice policy. You could be on the hook for the 4 million dollar difference - but because you and the plaintiff agreed to invoke a certain kind of agreement, your nest egg is untouched. And you get to keep your house.What is this agreement? And what other key strategies can doctors invoke to protect their interests before, during, and after a trial?Listen to this episode of the Medical Liability Minute to find out. Visit our website to read this episode's transcript.

    • 41 min
    What Doctors Get Wrong About Med-Mal Litigation | A Deep Dive with Florida Super Lawyer Chris Schulte, JD

    What Doctors Get Wrong About Med-Mal Litigation | A Deep Dive with Florida Super Lawyer Chris Schulte, JD

    On this episode of the Medical Liability Minute, Medical Justice Founder and CEO, Jeff Segal, MD, JD, and Florida Super Lawyer, Chris Schulte, JD, discuss what most doctors get wrong about medical malpractice litigation – and what they can do to increase the chances they’ll get their case dismissed or prevail in court.
    Chris Schulte is a seasoned medical malpractice attorney from Tampa, Florida. We are privileged to have him as our guest on this episode of the Medical Liability Minute. Visit our website to read this episode's transcript.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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