If your doctor apologizes after a surgery goes wrong or something else bad happens, are you inclined to think that might be a valuable admission of guilt in a medical malpractice case? Think again.
Under one of the nation's many so-called "apology laws," the odds are good that your doctor's apology can't be used in court. However, that doesn't mean it isn't useful. This is what you need to know in the aftermath of a medical mistake.