Ann W. Latner

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Most Recent Articles by Ann W. Latner

Patient Sues After Becoming Paralyzed Following Visit to Urgent Care

By Sep 10, 2018

Juries are notoriously unpredictable, and this case might have gone either way.

Physician Sued After Letting Patient Leave Against Medical Advice

By Aug 06, 2018

The police informed Dr. M that the patient, a 24-year old named Mr. G, had been the perpetrator of an assault and in the process was hit in the head with a blunt object by a bystander.

Physician Sued by Noncompliant Patient After Failing to Follow Up on Test

By Jul 10, 2018

Timely review and appropriate follow up on all patient reports is essential and must be part of a practice's routine.

Physician Sued for Negligence After Relying on Patient's Self-Diagnosis

By Jun 04, 2018

This month we look at the issue of whether a physician can be liable for relying on information provided by the patient.

Undisclosed Lab Result Leads to Lawsuit After Patient's Death

By May 02, 2018

Dr P's expert testified that there was nothing to treat or to tell the patient about.

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