Angry Patients Vent Online, Doctors Sue to Silence Them
An interesting article re Doctors suing patients for libel when they say not-so-nice things about their treatment or bedside manners onine. There have been several suit against patients who've created websites complaining about Lasik surgery in particular. It seems that the Doctors have been winning many of these legal fights, but not all. And now there are anonymous doctor rating sites online. One of the anonymous sites, NDDB (National Doctor Database), actually replies to the WSJ article. Here's some other Doctor rating sites: DrOogle; RateMDs; & DocFind.
Get that, actually being able to find out about a doctor before you go see him or her.
WSJ.com - As Angry Patients Vent Online, Doctors Sue to Silence Them