Dr. Elizabeth R. Nye, an obstetrician and gynecologist in Chicago, describes how she defended herself against a medical malpractice lawsuit involving a complicated delivery that led to the death of the infant. Dr. Nye recounts the emotional impact of the lawsuit, and her defense attorney provides an overview of the nature of the claim from the perspective of both Dr. Nye and the plaintiffs. The Doctors Company claims specialist offers insights into the role that expert witnesses play in a successful outcome. The jury found in favor of Dr. Nye, an outcome credited in large part to Dr. Nye’s preparation for her testimony.
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