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Patient Rights

...for the woman who is seeking a legal abortion: Printable version

 

Know Your Legal Rights!

 

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT...

  1. to insist that your abortion is performed by a licensed physician.
  2. to know if this physician has ever had his or her medical license suspended.
  3. to know if this physician has a history of claims for medical malpractice.
  4. to verify that this physician has medical malpractice insurance in case you are injured or killed during the procedure.
  5. to insist that if you are injured during the procedure you are immediately transferred by ambulance to the nearest emergency hospital or trauma center.

Against Your Will?

Regardless of your age, marital status or other circumstances, if someone is trying to force you to have an abortion, call:

1-800-401-6494

WARNINGS

DO NOT allow anyone to perform an abortion on you if they refuse to complete and sign the physsician's information section at the bottom of this page.

DO NOT give away your legal rights. At the abortion clinic you will probably be asked to sign a statement saying that you will not hold the clinic or doctor liable if you are injured or killed during the abortion. Any competent attorney would advise you NOT to sign this waiver of your legal rights.

DO NOT allow anyone to destroy this document (if you choose to print it out) or take it away from you.

If you are injured during your abortion, even if you signed a statement saying you would not hold the clinic or doctor responsible, call: 1-800-401-6494

 

The Following Must Be Completed By The Physician Performing Your Abortion:

 

____________________________________________________________________
Name

 

____________________________________________________________________
Name of facility where procedure will be performed

 

____________________________________________________________________
City and State where facility is located

 

____________________________________________________________________
Name of Malpractice Insurance Company

 

____________________________________________________________________
State where Insurance Company is located

 

____________________________________________________________________
Policy Number

 

____________________________________________________________________
Policy Limit

 

____________________________________________________________________
Date of Expiration

 

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Name of nearest trauma center or emergency hospital

 

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Location of this trauma center or emergency hospital

 

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Physician's Signature                                           Date

 

Printable version

From a pamphlet produced by:
Life Dynamics Incorporated
PO Box 2226, Denton, Texas  76202
(940) 380-8800 | fax (940) 380-8700

Written by Hope

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