Here’s a possible claims scenario to consider – your correctional client has a suit where the inmate is filing a medical malpractice allegation as well as a civil rights violation for “deliberate indifference.” First you ask “What exactly is this deliberate indifference? Are you telling me that I have to provide coverage for my clients Continue Reading »
Written on November 20, 2012 at 11:33 pm, by Ben Newman
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