What are a Physician’s Legal and Ethical Obligations to your Injured Client?

Source: The Verdict, Issue 159 / Winter 2018
Author: Susanne Raab 
The Verdict, Issue 159 / Winter 2018

If a person develops a serious illness or is injured in an accident, they will depend on their family physician not only to provide medical care, but also to assist in obtaining employment accommodations, insurance benefits or third-party compensation.  Physicians have legal and ethical duties in these circumstances.  In this article, Susanne Raab describes a physician’s duties in this medical-legal environment.

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