The Physician’s Rx: Taking Control of a Lawsuit or Board Complaint
Complimentary Dinner and Seminar for Health Care Providers
You’ve been served with a board complaint or lawsuit. Do you know what to do? Join us for a discussion that will help you take control and be prepared. We’ll answer the following questions and more:
- What are the next steps?
- What should I NOT do?
- How long after providing care can I be sued?
- What applies to physician-patient privilege? What doesn’t?
- What can or should I say and to whom can I say it?
- What is my role in helping my lawyer?
- What does the patient/plaintiff need to prove?
- How long will a lawsuit take?
- What are the current trends in board complaints and lawsuits?
Elizabeth P. McCullough, Health Care Attorney at Young Moore
Elizabeth advises and defends health care providers in matters involving patient care issues and risk management issues. She has extensive experience handling medical malpractice defense cases, which includes obtaining numerous defense verdicts in matters involving catastrophic injury or death. In addition, Elizabeth represents clients before the North Carolina Medical Board, the North Carolina Board of Nursing, the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, and the North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board. She also represents clients in Section 1983 civil rights litigation.
Elizabeth educates clients and advises them in matters pertaining to HIPAA, HITECH and other security issues. She represents providers in medical billing audits and recoupment procedures and pathology laboratories with waste management claims.
Elizabeth is a shareholder at Young Moore where she serves on the practice management committee and as the leader of the firm’s healthcare industry group. She is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America™ and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Within the community, Elizabeth serves on the Board of Directors of Alliance Medical Ministry.