CFO of Hospital Sued for Defamation by Ex-Medical Director

The CFO of a Texas hospital specializing in anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and related disorders has been sued by the hospitals ex-medical director. The physician claims he was was defamed when the CFO said eh “the whole operation under Ed was a giant malpractice lawsuit waiting to happen” after he was fired.

The case is a reminder to those involved in the employment of physicians to document the termination process carefully and to avoid giving opinions of the issues to outside parties. Contact to discuss protecting your organization against the costs of litigation.