Date & Time
Tuesday, April 30, 2024, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
139 Why Some Cases Settle and Others Go to Trial*

Being sued as a health care provider often evokes fear of long-term adverse consequences, including settlement against your wishes and reporting payments to the database. This talk takes the mystery out of the settlement process by walking through each step, from who makes the decisions to what factors influence their evaluation to what voice you have.

Educational Objectives

  • Explore various factors that go into the decision whether to settle or try a particular case including venue, witness credibility, and other risks
  • Discuss consent-to-settle rights under both government-backed and private insurance contracts
  • Review other rights that providers have as named defendants and how and when to exercise these options