The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make That Could Lead to Excess Tax Liability Upon Death

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Improper planning can result in needlessly paying death taxes. The top federal death tax bracket is 48%, and some retirement plans can be taxed at a

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make That Lead to Excessive Federal Income Tax Liability

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Each year, many physicians pay unduly excessive federal income tax because the tax laws are highly complex and can be difficult to apply in specific situations.

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The 10 Biggest Risk Management Mistakes Physicians Make While Performing Nonclinical Medical-Legal Work (Expert Testimony)

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Physicians are often called on to provide expert consultation and expert testimony in legal proceedings. Indeed, some physicians specialize in providing such forensic services. What many

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Obtaining Insurance Coverage

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary In the current environment of increased malpractice litigation, large jury awards and settlements are proliferating, insurance premiums are soaring, and purchasing professional liability insurance coverage can

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make That Prevent Them from Transferring Risk

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Under certain theories of liability, physicians may be held personally liable for the conduct of others or for forces beyond their immediate control. It is important

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make When Dealing with Suspected Child Abuse and Suspected Sexual Abuse

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Reported instances of sexual abuse and other physical abuse in children have increased dramatically in recent years. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make in the Peer Review Process

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Every year, thousands of physicians engage in peer review of other physicians. This is done by the physicians as part of their responsibility to the hospital

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make That Could Lead to Liability for Failure to Provide Informed Consent

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Failure to obtain informed consent for medical procedures is one of the leading types of claimed negligence in medical malpractice litigation. These claims are often made

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make That Lead to Claims of Patient Abandonment

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Abandonment is a legal claim that occurs when a physician terminates the professional relationship with a patient without reasonable notice and when continued care is medically

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The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make That Can Lead to Civil Liability Apart from Malpractice Claims

Excerpted from The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them Edited by Steven Babitsky, Esq. and James J. Mangraviti, Esq. (©2005 SEAK, Inc.) Download Free 646 Page E-book: The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them Executive Summary Physicians are, by their very nature, healers. As such, they often feel that they must take it upon themselves to solve their own problems through direct

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