The decade of the 1970's saw an increase of crisis proportions in the number of medical malpractice claims, and this crisis has lingered into the 1980's. Furthermore, lawyers, architects, engineers, accountants, and other professionals are becoming increasingly aware that malpractice litigation has not been limited to attacks on health care practitioners.
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A Frivolous Lawsuit May Destroy the Career of a Professional: Is There No Remedy?,
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