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LIA-020: Settlement of Frivolous Suits

 
Settlement of Frivolous Suits: The Wisconsin Medical Society believes that medical liability insurance companies should:

  • Not settle malpractice actions against physicians for reasons of fiscal expedience.
  • Aggressively pursue appropriate legal counteractions against those plaintiffs and/or their attorneys who commence, use or continue frivolous actions. (HOD, 0411)*

 
*Currently under five-year policy review.