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Failure to diagnose and delay in diagnosis are some of the most common allegations of medical liability claims that we see at MagMutual.

The most common system-related factors involved problems with policies and procedures, inefficient processes, teamwork, and communication.

Retrospective studies have established that medication errors do occur in the perioperative environment as much as in other areas of health care.

Claims Lessons

A female patient with significant osteoporosis suffers a hip fracture. She is 61 and has a long history of smoking and hypertension that is...

Claims of delayed diagnosis are becoming more frequent. The following three cases represent examples of the claims we’ve encountered...

In virtually every physician-patient interaction, accurate information about the patient’s past history is vital for decision making...

Case Study: Risk Issues in Infectious Disease

Emergency Medicine

A 13 year-old girl visited her primary care provider on Friday at 3:00 p.m. for a sore throat. She tested positive for influenza...

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Toolkits

Employment Practices Toolkit

Hospital Management
Legal & Regulatory
Practice Management

The employment practices toolkit offers valuable resources such as forms and guidelines for medical practices to utilize.

Podiatry Toolkit

Patient Safety

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide podiatrist with the knowledge, resources, and tools to practice safe medicine and manage their practice.

The purpose of the toolkit is to provide resources and tools that may be helpful in reducing risks and improving patient safety related to...

Onboarding Advanced Practice Clinicians

Hospital Management
Practice Management

The purpose of the toolkit is to provide resources and tools that may be helpful in onboarding physician assistants and nurse practitioners. ​

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Claims
Patient Safety

The goal of this program is to encourage and teach open, honest and empathic communication after a patient experiences an unexpected outcome.

Watch this video to learn how to easily report a workers compensation claim.

Doctor2Doctor

Claims

Our Doctor2Doctor program connects physicians who are currently being sued with physicians who have endured the process.

Seminars

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Doctor2Doctor

We offer PolicyOwners who are experiencing the stress of a liability suit the opportunity to learn and get support from peers who have experienced the litigation process.

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