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Doctors and lawyers partner up: Ensuring poor families get care and services needed

By Martha Hasselbacher, JD Both doctors and lawyers have professional ethics that require them to serve those who cannot afford their services. That is one of the factors that distinguishes these professions. How can they effectively work together to serve this population? The answer is a Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP). There are now 294 MLPs serving