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What job in the medical field is the safest from legal troubles?

I'd like to be an anesthesiologist, but I'm not a big fan of the imminent chances of being sued, so I'm searching for one where it is not very likely to get into any sort of legal trouble...

Asked By: kobe - 8/13/2007
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I can't guarantee that you'll be safe from legalities in ANY job... More
Answered By: yeahyeah327 - 8/13/2007
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people sue for getting their coffee to hot or being fat, so find something you like to do and let insurance do the rest, don't be afraid to do something you love because someone might sue.
Answered By: Dan S - 8/13/2007
 
Trying to reach 200 or 300 points sry!
Answered By: Lolipop Wizard - 8/13/2007
 
Good luck with that one...radiography...
Answered By: kennyshoneypie - 8/13/2007
 
Maybe a Radiologist? Hard to get sued for reading an X-ray or MRI.
Answered By: hazeltine4 - 8/13/2007
 
well that is why you get malpractice insurance. Any job you do that holds someone life in your hands is going to risky. But That is why you go to school for so long and that is why it is hard to become a doctor so you know what you will be dealing with. I would not become a doc or anything like that if you are already... More
Answered By: Jamie G - 8/13/2007
 
If you want to go into medicine but in a field where you're not likely to be sued, give it up. You can be a janitor in a hospital and get sued. All doctors, nurses, nursing assistants, even secretaries are open to any type of legal trouble. There are a number of things that could happen. Try not to think about the... More
Answered By: dolphyns2000 - 8/13/2007
 
Nurse anesthetist. $100 k without the worries. You should know that.
Answered By: duckhook0 - 8/13/2007
 
well its not being a nursing assistant...high ass sue rate.
Answered By: Really messed up - 8/13/2007
 
whoa whoa, radiologists get sued A LOT... More
Answered By: Caitlin M - 8/13/2007
 
It doesn't matter what field you go into, there's always a chance you'll be sued in this day and age. At least in the medical field you can purchase malpractice insurance! If you are thorough and conscientious, you should get by just fine.
Answered By: kissy face - 8/13/2007
 
Safest job in the medical profession has to be... More
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