In the states where I practice, there is no immunity afforded to the complainant in a board action. So in the end, the statements given to the medical board must be true. Absolutely true. Truth is a complete defense to defamation.Ask a similar question
Most states have protections for those reporting medical errors. Truth is also a defense to any defamation action. If a doctor sued he/she would have to pay a lawyer and the very issue he is worried about discussing would be litigated and would likely shine more light on the issue than ever. No reasonable doctor would get involved in such a case.Ask a similar question
There is really not enough information to answer your question - but, it is highly unlikely that the doctor will take action against you.Ask a similar question
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