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Informed Consent

Neil G. Galatz, Esq., Partner, Galatz and Associates, An Association of Law Firms, discusses informed consent.

References and Resources
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Mr. Galatz is one of the leading practitioners the United States in the areas of medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. He is former president of the Western Trial Lawyers Association, listed in multiple publications as one of the Best Lawyers in the United States; Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; and has appeared on