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10 pitfalls that can lead to big OB malpractice cases
Many birth-related lawsuits can be traced back to fundamental flaws in how your OB department or practice is run, says Larry Veltman, MD, chairman of the department obstetrics and gynecology at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR, and medical director of the healthcare professional liability division for the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies. Veltman offers this list of the most common failures that lead to OB malpractice lawsuits: