(Respecting the concerns of legal and insurance counsel, we can talk about our feelings with trusted confidants but not the specifics of the case.) Lawsuits markedly affect our most intimate relationships, especially our marriage. Our first decision is whether we are going to share that we have been sued with our spouse or our closest…Read more
Do Disclosure and Early Resolution Programs Work?
Mello, Boothman, McDonald et al’s report in the January 2014 issue of Health Affairs (http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/) on “Communication-And-Resolution (CRP) Programs: The Challenges and Lessons Learned from Six Early Adopters.” (www.nlbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed; PMID # 243959310) reviews two models of such programs as well as the lessons learned after 6 years of operation. The first, an early settlement model…Read more