October 2010

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Going Bare: Finding Assets for Doctors Without Insurance Coverage
Background Checks: Do You Want a Cup or a Cone?

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Going Bare: Finding Assets for  Doctors Without Insurance Coverage

The Hippocratic oath includes a physician's pledge to do no harm to patients. This oath applies equally in the event of medical failure as it does in success. In the unfortunate event of medical malpractice, "doing no harm" means compensating a patient as ordered by the court. Sadly, some physicians choose not to carry malpractice insurance, thinking that this will prevent a patient from filing suit against them. It is important to know that doctors who practice in the state of Florida, with or without malpractice insurance, are required to maintain sufficient assets to cover any claim made against them. Your medical malpractice clients rely on you to uncover assets their doctor may have hidden. You can rely on Complete Legal Investigations, Inc. to help you find those assets.

A physician without malpractice insurance likely has other substantial assets that ... Read More

Background Checks: Do You Want a Cup or a Cone?
My company frequently receives calls from attorneys or paralegals who want to know what we charge for a "background check." I have instructed my staff to direct those calls to me personally, since I've learned that such a request is equivalent to walking into a Baskin-Robbins and asking for ice cream. This request is always answered by the pimply-faced teenager on the other side of the counter who asks, "What flavor do you like, and do you want a cup or a cone?"

Usually with some brief questions, the attorney or paralegal is able to tell me the specific information he or she is seeking, and we can then establish the scope and budget for the background check.

Background checks defined

A background check is an inquiry into an individual's (or corporation's) history, usually with a specific informational objective. The scope of the inquiry is determined by the objective: the larger the objective, the more thorough the inquiry. For instance, if you  ... Read More

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