This basic legal guide contains the extensive information respiratory therapists need to know about the court system, lawyers, law, and litigation. Written by Tony DeWitt, a lawyer and therapist with 13 years of clinical experience ranging from floor-therapy to administrative and management functions, this book combines the author's knowledge of the complex interactions in the legal system and how the legal system relates to therapy delivered at the bedside. The Respiratory Therapist's Legal Answer Book presents 16 areas of the law, including medical negligence, hospital law and employment law, contains a series of questions and answers about the subject areas of the law, and provides extensive guidance for therapists navigating the treacherous currents of ever-changing laws.The other side is going to have to convince 12 people you did something wrong, and it isna#39;t as easy as it sounds. ... Insurance companies frequently pay the bill without thinking twice about it. ... a retainer, an amount of money that will cover the first part of the case, and will bill you incrementally for the costs as they progress.
|Title||:||The Respiratory Therapist's Legal Answer Book|
|Author||:||Anthony L. DeWitt|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2006|