While we have all heard of physicians being named in lawsuits, it can be frightening to know that it can happen to us while we are still in training. Do you know how to proceed if you receive a subpoena or court summons? How about if you are simply contacted by a lawyer? There is a procedure set in place by the DMC to help us through these situations should they arise. The matter will be handled by the Risk Management team in whichever hospital the event took place. Please see the flowchart below for more information.