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So...it really should be easier huh?

Discussion in 'Topics in Healthcare' started by Whodathunkit, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. Whodathunkit

    Whodathunkit Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Nov 6, 2003
    'I'm sorry,' hard for doctors to say

    Story Highlights

    • Many doctors are told not to apologize in case patient sues
    • Attorneys can use apology as admission of guilt
    • 27 states have passed laws allowing doctors to say "I'm sorry" to patients
    • 9 states are considering similar laws
     
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