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Ben Fenton Featured in Risk and Insurance Article Outlining Professional Liability Risks Post-Dobbs

Ben Fenton was recently quoted in a Risk and Insurance article that analyzes several risks employers may now face due to the Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

In the piece, Ben provides insight into the increased risk of liability for doctors and hospitals due to uncertainty and hesitation regarding treatment for life-threatening situations that could be considered abortions. The article outlines several conditions, including ectopic pregnancies and miscarriages, that can result in dangerous health conditions for the mother if care is delayed. According to Ben, any injury to the mother that results from a delay in care may be grounds for a malpractice action.

“A physician owes a duty to their patients,” Ben shares. “But if the law prohibits a physician from doing something then that is a strong defense for a physician against any malpractice claims. So it is really important that physicians analyze these laws in this changing legal landscape.”

The full article can be found below.

4 Employment Professional Liability Risks to Watch After the Dobbs Decision

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