If a lawsuit is filed against you, OMIC and assigned defense counsel will require your participation and expertise to best represent your interests. In order to help you understand and cope with the legal process, OMIC has created resources for you. If you need immediate assistance during normal business hours, call the Claims department general line at (800) 562-6642 and Press 3.
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In the following 7-part YouTube video series Reflections on a Professional Liability Lawsuit: A Personal Perspective, former OMIC Chairman John W Shore, MD talks about being the target of a professional liability claim.
Part 1: Initial Reactions to Being Sued
Part 2: Clinical Issues Surrounding the Lawsuit
Part 3: When do I Report a Claim? Whom do I Contact?
Part 4: The Claims Team and the Litigation Process
Part 5: The Emotional/Psychological Stress of Being Sued
Part 6: Personal Analysis and Concerns About the Lawsuit
Part 7: The Aftermath of Being Sued and Lessons Learned
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-- Claim Process (13)
-- Coverage Issues (9)
-- Pre-claim Advice (1)
Policy Issues Articles for Claims