This should be mandatory for any malpractice lawyer

This has been discussed before here. This is a fantastic idea:

Drexel University in Philadelphia is offering a new “mini medical school” for trial lawyers to learn about their clients’ conditions.

The program, offered through a partnership between the university’s medical and law schools, is sponsored by the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association and the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel.

The program is designed to help trial attorneys better evaluate potential claims and defenses, and arrives just at the end of a medical-liability debate in Congress that pitted doctor and trial-lawyer associations against each other.

One-day sessions are available on the physiology, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions frequently encountered by trial attorneys.

I wish there were malpractice law courses available to physicians. Both sides can benefit from learning what’s on the other side of the fence. (via This Makes Me Sick)

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