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In this podcast, Michael Waite QC from Carbert Waite LLP presents another side of the medical malpractice story; the perspective of a hospital defence lawyer. He answers questions like how and when does a nurse find out she’s been sued? What’s the process like from start to finish, and how long does it take? What are the professional obligations of a nurse who finds themself in the legal system? How many nurses actually remember the details of the lawsuit? How important is nursing documentation? What part of a lawsuit do nurses find the hardest? Mike offers words of reassurance, and the gives his opinion of the most important thing nurses, doctors, plaintiff lawyers and the public should know about preventing a lawsuit. Thanks to the pandemic and Mike’s own experience with COVID-19, this podcast was a long time in the making. And, it’s the last podcast of 2020, so don’t miss it!