ABO 1 Credit – Technical – Level II
The professional liability of opticians and a procedure to minimize that risk is studied in this report. There is a review of the legal basis for lawsuits and a description of the liability laws and how they relate to the practice of opticianry. The course includes a discussion of the quantity of opticianry litigation in the courts today as well as areas of potential litigation. Finally, the author makes numerous recommendations to the practicing optician in order to reduce the litigation risk of day-to-day opticianry.