May 26, 2001

Defense Attorney Recommends Surgeons Avoid Engineers, Lawyers, Pilots and Physicians

LASIK Lawsuits - Patients and their lawyers take aim.
The number of cases is increasing.  How to protect and, if necessary, defend yourself
By C. Gregory Tiemeier, J.D., Denver, Colo.

Excerpt:   Patient personalities.  Watch out for perfectionists.  A disproportionately high number of them are engineers, lawyers, pilots and physicians.  I also find that a disproportionately high number of them are plaintiffs after refractive surgery. 

The complete article is available atwww.ophmanagement.com/article.aspx?article=85104

Posted by Admin at May 26, 2001 10:14 PM