For lawyers with a passion for law and an interest in health care, this expertise can be a perfect match. Medical lawyers’ duties include working with health professionals to formulate case theories, meeting expert witnesses, collecting and analyzing medical records, and malpractice civil cases.
Technically, “medical law is not a separate category of law, but a combination of personal injury, medical malpractice and health laws. Some medical lawyers work for hospitals and health clinics, provide advice and guidance on their rights and obligations, and advocate for cases of medical malpractice. Others specialize in representing clients who want to sue health care organizations or individual health professionals.
According to Glassdoor.com, medical lawyers and health attorneys receive an average annual salary of $ 150,881; Medical lawyers working with private hospitals often earn even more.