Legal

Protect Yourself From The Dangers of Lawsuits

Protect Yourself From The Dangers of Lawsuits

With many practices facing an average of five lawsuits in its lifetime, lawsuit prevention and protection are essential topics for every aesthetic surgeon. It is no longer a question of if, but when you will be sued. To protect against this inevitable outcome – and the loss, injury, disadvantage, or destruction associated with it – doctors must be proactive […]

Can An FBI Special Agent Help Protect A Doctor’s Financial Assets?

Can An FBI Special Agent Help Protect A Doctor’s Financial Assets?

Sometimes running a medical practice can feel like a game of cops and robbers. This interview with Art McOmber of Legally Mine, LLC, an asset protection company based in Orem, Utah, explains how his FBI career actually comes in handy when helping aesthetic surgeons protect their financial assets. For many, Art has been a familiar face as he […]

Being Sued Beyond Surgery?

Being Sued Beyond Surgery?

As more aesthetic surgeons are becoming targets for frivolous and not-so-frivolous lawsuits, the need to properly protect personal assets is gaining in acceptance and importance. To be fully protected means that everything you have worked for including the practice, your home, stock portfolio and personal belongings is sheltered, as often times a lawsuit can extend beyond the […]

Can Employee Actions Outside of an Aesthetic Practice Cause Legal Problems?

Can Employee Actions Outside of an Aesthetic Practice Cause Legal Problems?

According to experts, the US Department of Labor is taking a closer look at how the medical industry conducts itself with regard to employment and staffing. Aesthetic Insider™ News has recently written about the various ways aesthetic surgeons can protect themselves and their practices when it comes to labor law. One area that has not been discussed […]

Top Employee Issues That Cause Legal Problems

Top Employee Issues That Cause Legal Problems

The aesthetic industry is rapidly growing in terms of patient awareness and practice growth. To keep up with this demand, physicians are expanding their practices with new procedures and increased staff. However, these changes are causing many oversights in terms of employee management, and can leave a physician vulnerable to unnecessary labor law issues and […]

Employment Law For Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons

Employment Law For Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons

In recent years the medical legal spotlight has been on patient privacy and legal protection for doctors from HIPAA violations. However, an area of the aesthetic medical practice that has been severely overlooked is employment law. It is reported that doctors are six times more likely to be sued by employees than they are by […]

The Secret to Effective Staff Management With Dr. Filiberto Rodriguez

The Secret to Effective Staff Management With Dr. Filiberto Rodriguez

Even with a pre-med degree in economics from Princeton University, cosmetic surgeon Dr. Filiberto Rodriguez, of RGV Cosmetic Surgery and Vein Care in Edinburg and Brownsville, TX, says running a medical practice comes with many employment issues that go beyond his medical and advanced business training and require assistance from experts in Human Resources and […]

Protect Your Practice With Expert HR Support

Protect Your Practice With Expert HR Support

Aesthetic physicians are realizing that their small medical practice is actually a small business, and like all businesses, employment laws can be a constant source of stress. Paul Edwards, CEO and Co-Founder of CEDR HR Solutions, which provides individually customized Employee Handbooks and HR support to healthcare offices across the United States, explains how these laws […]

Want To Prevent A Lawsuit? Read On!

Want To Prevent A Lawsuit? Read On!

It is an unfortunate fact of life that all doctors and their practices are easy targets for lawsuits regardless of merit. It is also highly possible that during almost every doctor’s professional career they will at some point need to defend themselves against a lawsuit and, should they lose, may find that a judgment against […]

Who’s Looking After Your Parent’s Money?

Who’s Looking After Your Parent’s Money?

Like everyone else, physicians have aging parents with personal and financial needs. But who will take the reins when your parents are no longer able to do so? What if the stress of managing your parents and their finances becomes a burden to you, or worse, causes fall outs within the family unit. Aesthetic MD […]