Medical malpractice defense guru Constance Endelicato will share her wisdom on Monday, October 10th at the Orange County Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting. She will address a sizeable audience of plastic surgeons interested in learning more about how to avoid and successfully navigate the rocky waters of medical malpractice litigation. Ms. Endelicato will spotlight recent changes to the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act and discuss how recent changes will impact medical liability insurance premiums as well as potential tort liability for doctors. She will also delve into strategy and common sense tips for managing litigation, including fashioning favorable jury instructions and highlighting trends in notable appellate cases.
The California Society of Plastic Surgeons consists of members who are practicing, board-certified plastic surgeons who adhere to the highest ethical standards and practices. The organization's mission is to "advance the profession of plastic surgery through continuing legal educational activities, advising the public, acting as patient advocates, and protecting the welfare of the people of California with respect to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery." The society prides itself on the three tenets of safety, excellence and integrity.
An accomplished trial lawyer, Constance Endelicato is vastly experienced and knowledgeable in defending professional liability claims brought against physicians, hospitals, and other service providers. As a reflection of Ms. Endelicato’s accomplishments, her extensive trial experience has afforded her membership in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates, among a nominal number of women in the United States. Most recently, Ms. Endelicato was honored with a 2020 Women, Influence & Power in Law Award for Lifetime Achievement in the law firm category from Corporate Counsel. This prestigious award honors top women lawyers who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession. Ms. Endelicato has also been recognized with inclusion in the 2020-2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America© as a result of her work in healthcare litigation in Los Angeles.