Risk Management Conference: NOIs & Presuit - An Update

January 26, 2021

Notice of intent to initiate litigation (NOI) and presuit require specific knowledge and actions on the part of the physician.  Prospective defendants, their insurers, and their counsel should be aware of the current updates by the Florida Legislature.  Join us to hear our legal experts provide a detailed look at the presuit process as it currently exists, highlighting some of the recent changes to the statute, and outline proper steps to initiate when receiving a NOI. 

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Target Audience

Baptist Health medical staff, advanced practice providers, and clinical employees.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe all required components of a properly complied notice of intent (NOI).
  • Identify presuit and statute of limitations time limits set forth by Florida Statutes. 
  • Incorporate appropriate subject matter experts in the presuit process based on allegations in NOI.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/26/2021 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
01/26/2021 - 7:00pm
Live Webinar
United States

Yvonne Zawodny

VP Risk Management
Baptist Health South Florida

Scott L. Mendlestein

Falk, Waas, Hernandez, Solomon, Mendlestein & Davis, P.A.
Attorneys at Law
Coral Gables, FL

Due to the nonclinical nature of the content discussed, the speaker has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

This CME activity will not cover content that would involve products or services of commercial interests. Therefore, no opportunity exists for a conflict of interest based on the financial relationships of faculty and those persons in control of content. Since these relationships are not relevant, no disclosure information was collected.

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-761957, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and Psychology (1 hour), and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurse Practitioners and Occupational Therapy. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
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