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Amalia Romanowicz Serves on Panel Examining Medical Malpractice Mediations and Ethics Concerns for the PADC on April 19

On April 19, 2022, at 12:00 pm ET, Amalia V. Romanowicz served on the virtual panel discussion, "Mediating a Medical Malpractice Case: Some Ethics Considerations.” Presented by the Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel (PADC), the panel also included moderator Jacqueline M. Reynolds of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, as well as panelists Nancy J. Winkler and Daniel Jeck of Eisenberg Rothweiler; Gary Samms of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel; and Daniel J. Sherry, Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin.

The panel explored mediation through the lens of the Professional Code of Conduct. The discussion included:

  • An exploration of mediating a medical malpractice case that raises ethical considerations including scope of representation and allocation of authority between client and lawyer.
  • Communication with clients.
  • Confidentiality of information.
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Candor toward the tribunal.