Medical Malpractice: The Failure to Diagnose Case

Production Date: August 27, 2015 Practice Areas: Personal Injury and Negligence and Health Care Law Estimated Length: 3874 minutes


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Perhaps the most common type of case presented to a medical malpractice attorney involves the failure to diagnose, or diagnose in a timely fashion, a medical condition or disease. In this course, attorneys Jason Rubin and Philip Rossotti provide an overview of the handling of this type of case from inception to trial. Additionally, they offer examples of successful trial techniques, including those for cross-examination.


Learning Objectives: 

I.     Define the elements of a prima facie case

II.    Understand the steps to the initial investigation, evaluation, and workup of the case 

III.   Identify the resources available to understand and investigate the medico-legal issues involved in the case 

IV.   Develop strategies for the defendant doctor’s deposition, jury selection, and for trial

Tudor N.
Philadelphia, PA

This guy sounds like a legit trial lawyer.

Michael O.
New York, NY

War stories.

David W.
Dallas, TX

Excellent program. Simply outstanding!

Michael R.
Greenville, SC

Great CLE

Bill H.
Tyler, TX

great strategy

Ryan R.
Seattle, WA

The course does a good job figuring out how to approach equivocating witnesses.

Barbara C.
Fort Myers, FL

Excellent program. Both speakers were outstanding on this topic.

Mary B T.
Houston, TX

Very knowledgeable professionals.

Elyssa L.
Boca Raton, FL

Great presenters and presentation. Possibly the best CLE I've ever taken!

catherine o.
Valparaiso, IN

best clé hour i have ever had

Susan T.
New Braunfels, TX


Rodrick W.
Chicago, IL

Very good presentation-informative and extensive.

Martha A.
Waco, TX

Excellent excellent seminar and really enjoyed example!

Deborah S.
New York, NY

Just Excellent!

Tracie R.
Astoria, NY

Great session! I liked the use of concrete examples. This is helpful for those of us who don't know much about med mal.

Susan K.
Oceanside, NY

Excellent presentation

Steven E.
New York, NY

Excellent program. Both attorneys were terrific.

Scott T.
San Francisco, CA

I'm not that interested in medical-malpractice cases but this presentation was remarkably entertaining and informative!

Cynthia M.
Knoxville, TN

Great, well-organized. Love the actual trial examples.

Jeannie S.
Northridge, CA

Excellent, thorough presentation!

Somers, NY

I always prefer two panelists more than one - I find it more engaging. I thoroughly enjoyed the specific case analysis and component breakdown in this presentation.

Thomas A.
Lewisville, TX

Very good presentation.

Stephanie A.
Salt Lake City, UT

I really liked the demonstration of the cross-examination and the clarity of the intent of the repetitious questioning.

Scott R.
Beaverton, OR

Had me on the edge of my seat.

Catherine B.
Nashville, TN

I LOVE nuts and bolts, "anatomy of a case" courses. Keep them coming!

Matthew M.
Tuxedo Park, NY

great presentation, extremely practical

Louise B.
Aroma Park, IL

great cross exam techniques

Rebekah D.
Dallas, TX

Great presentation. Thank you.

Gerard M.
hicksville, NY

speakers were were excellent program was very informative I would look to other lectures by these speakers

David D.
Nashville, TN

Very informative

Kenneth S.
Sacramento, CA

Had me on the edge of my seat. Great!

Ellen C.
Rockaway Park, NY

Very practical guidance!

Shela G.
Rochester, NY

I liked his use of real examples.

Andrew B.
Knoxville, TN

Very informative and learned a lot.

Susana F.
Miami, FL


Rochelle L.
Bronxville, NY

The speakers were dynamic and engaging. Their interaction enhanced this presentation. I enjoyed and learned.

John K.
New York, NY

This course was so good that I was very sorry when it ended - I wanted to hear more about the Baker's cyst that turned out to be cancer!

William G.
New Canaan, CT

This was a really fun course that was quite well presented.

Richard C.
Chicago, IL

Excellent presentation- The time allotted only scratched the surface. The material could have supported an entire course, The colloquy for proof on trial was extremely effective.

Jennifer L.
Levittown, NY

Thank you for giving a real life example rather than just a generic lecture and war story. The use of the trial transcript to teach cross examination of a physician provided invaluable information.

Susan M. B.
Massapequa, NY

Discussion re specific case was wonderful. Both speakers were great. Well organized. Very interesting topic

Dane R.
Hanover, PA

Fantastic course. Must see. Every word is excellent. Broad applicability. Great.

Ronald L. B.
lisle, IL

absolutely wonderful presentation and content

Suzanne T.
New York, NY

Best presentation in the bundle.

Caroline P.
Pensacola, FL

very interesting and well presented

Jerod B.
Saginaw, MI

I liked the case example

Nirav P.
Birmingham, AL

outstanding presentation that gives a great case example with actual deposition testimony. as a surgeon and as an attorney, I found this presentation exceptionally high yield!

Richard C.
New York, NY

anm excellent presentation!

Deborah G.
Los Altos, CA

Compelling presentation

Sandra B.
San Francisco, CA


Robert D.
Hilton Head Island, SC

good practical information---dual speaker format worked well.

Houman D.
Great Falls, VA

Excellent Speakers!

Ryan D.
Sherman Oaks, CA

Thank you.

Bonnie M.
Vancouver, WA

great presentation

David D.
Highland Park, IL

Detailed trial explanations

Kevin A.
Cincinnati, OH

Very good presentation.

Suzanne B.
Tucson, AZ

Very well presented. Lots of salient points. Thank you.

Thomas F.
San Diego, CA

Very interesting subject and knowledgeable speakers

Jean B.
New York City, NY

Very thorough, and great trial practice lesson on cross-examining the physician

Edward C.
Pasadena, CA


Danielle S.

Excellent presentation. Very helpful going over the transcript.

Dale D.
San Diego, CA

Very good presentation

Debbi Ann R.
Brandywine, MD

This course was very informative. I have an employment background in Heath Care specifically in sugery, and the course materials were presented in such a fashion thus enhancing my surgical knowledge. Very well presented.

Thomas B.
Rochester, NY

The presenters provided a very good overview of the elements of malpractice and failure to diagnose. It was very effective to link these elements with the cross examination of a specific case.

Patricia M.


Teresa S.
New York, NY

Excellent presentation - very helpful. Mr. Russotti is a great teacher.

Michael O.
City of Orange, NJ

Lecture was concise and to the point.

Robert M.
New York, NY

This was a great practical approach to medical malpractice cases. The trial techniques are also useful for other types of cases as well. Great lecture!

Layla S.
Chicago, IL

Appreciated the supplemental materials, especially the transcript, very easy to follow.

Chae Young K.
Jericho, NY


Nancy S.
Chicago, IL

Interesting and fun.

Erin M.
Missoula, MT