Law360, Los Angeles (December 9, 2016, 4:06 PM EST) -- Win or lose, medical malpractice claims can impose a massive burden on hospitals and solo medical practitioners, with potential exposure for defense costs and judgments often rising into the millions of dollars. In some cases, whether a medical provider has strong malpractice insurance may make the difference between ongoing viability and financial ruin.
Here, Law360 explores steps providers should take to secure the most effective medical malpractice coverage possible.
Make It Retroactive
Most modern medical malpractice policies are written on a claims-made basis, meaning that a...