Edie Brous, R.N., Esq.
of Nurse Attorneys
Commonly Asked Questions About Medical Malpractice Insurance
HPSO created this series of videos, featuring attorney for healthcare professionals, Edie Brous, R.N., Esq., to help dispel several misconceptions about malpractice insurance and provide some insight into the value of having your own individual professional liability insurance policy.
1.Why do healthcare professionals need their own professional liability insurance coverage?
2.If I am covered through my employer, why do I need an individual professional liability insurance policy?
3.Does having my own professional liability insurance policy give me "deep pockets"?
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About Edie Brous
Edie Brous, R.N., Esq. is an attorney and registered nurse who represents, advises, educates and advocates for healthcare professionals.
Since 2005, Edie has been in solo practice, specializing in the areas of nursing licensure, nursing malpractice, education and nursing legislation advocacy. Prior to 2005, Edie practiced in the New York City law firms of Garson, Gerspach, DeCorato & Cohen, LLP, Martin, Clearwater & Bell, as well as Piper Rudnick, LLP.
Edie has a breadth of experience in the nursing field, having worked in internationally-recognized hospitals such as the Cabrini Medical Center and Columbia Presbyterian. She holds an M.S.N. in Critical Care Nursing and an M.P.H. in Public Health, both from Columbia University.
Edie holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where she received the prestigious David F. and Mary Louise Condon Prize as well as the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Awards.
The opinions expressed and recommendations offered within these videos are solely those of the individual speaker and do not constitute legal advice or recommendations by the Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO). The videos do not constitute a referral, recommendation or sponsorship of any attorney or law firm.