Practice of Medicine

Claims Lesson

Payout on a Defensible Case Attributed to Physician’s Incomplete Documentation

June 15, 2015

The Case

The plaintiff alleged the cardiologist failed to admit the patient for cardiac catheterization on the first day he saw him. Read more….

A man in his 60’s, reported to his PCP with a two-week history of epigastric pain, relieved by resting. The patient noticed the pain after he ate; the pain was sharp, 10/10 when present, and located in the patient’s left lower chest. The patient was …

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