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Is There a Proctor in the House? The Liability of Proctors for the Negligence of Observed Physicians

Lee Weatherly spoke on the topic, “Is There a Proctor in the House? The Liability of Proctors for the Negligence of Observe Physicians.” The Medical Legal Summit will be held in Chicago on June 3rd. The Medical Legal Summit addresses a wide range of medical legal topics to educate and assist claims professionals and attorneys in the complexities of managing claims and litigation involving these topics. Lee has been lead counsel in over 70 jury trials and is an active member of both the South Carolina and Kentucky Bars. He has tried cases to verdict involving automobile and moto carrier liability, business and commercial litigation, employment litigation, medical malpractice, premises liability, and property disputes. Lee’s current practice focuses on cases involving general liability, automobile and motor carrier accidents, commercial litigation, employment contracts, correctional health care, medical malpractice, and premises liability. Lee is frequently able to reduce the cost of litigation for medical professionals, health care organizations, HOA boards of directors, correctional health care organizations, and medical providers saving them the extensive cost of complex and lengthy litigation. Lee has been published numerous times and is frequently asked to speak to professional groups. In 2013 and 2014, he was named to the South Carolina Rising Stars list as one of the best young lawyers in the state. Less than three percent of the lawyers in the date are named to the list. About the CLM, The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals corporate counsel, outside counsel and third-party vendors. The CLM sponsors education programs, provides resources and fosters communication among all in the industry.