By Robin Stride
Rocketing indemnity and insurance fees are definitely not the fault of doctors, a defence expert assured a meeting of consultants.
Dr Matthew Lee, MDU professional services director, told them the whole issue of fast-rising costs was an issue that society needed to address.
Cases were now being brought against his members valued at over £20m each, he told specialists at an event organised by Federation of Independent Practitioner Organisations (FIPO)/London Consultants’ Association.
The meeting also heard from defence lawyers at Hempsons who revealed some cases were trying for £40m.LOGIN OR REGISTER TO READ MORE……………