- Better communication can prevent lawsuits. Heltzel, Melissa // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Apr2005, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p44
Reports on the ways to prevent lawsuit against physician in the U.S. Crucial phase before a case turns into a lawsuit; Bedrock for a solid defense; Best defense for a cosmetic surgeon once the suit is actually brought up.
- The changing face of medical negligence law: from Bolam to Bolitho. Sootlakumaran, Prasanna // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jun2008, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p335
The article offers guidelines for physicians in Great Britain because of the shift from the Bolam test to the Bolitho case in evaluating medical negligence cases. It is pointed out that the three vital components of a successful negligence claim are: the existence of a duty of care between...
- Medicolegal briefs. Starr, David S. // Cortlandt Forum;11/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p55
Presents different court cases which involve physicians and patients. Overview of the cases; Defenses; Outcome.
- Misread x-ray leads to delay in diagnosis. Starr, David S. // Cortlandt Forum;5/25/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p70
The article presents information about a case on malpractice. The patient was a 57-year-old woman who underwent an abdominal CT scan for vague digestive symptoms. The doctor reviewed the scan and interpreted it as normal. When the patient began complaining of urinary symptoms one year later, she...
- Anï¿½lisis de Controversias en Arbitraje Mï¿½dico. Dub�n-Peniche, Mar�a del Carmen; Romero-Vilchi, Mar�a Eugenia // Revista CONAMED;jul-sep2012, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p100
Introduction: There are several kinds of breaches in diagnosis and treatment obligations which can be solved through arbitration. This study seeks to identify the sources of responsibility and the adverse events in medical arbitration cases. Material and methods: The design of the study was...
- Tort recognition may limit information you share with attorney. Schulz, Isaac; Van Wagner, Jeffrey W.; Scheutzow, Susan // Urology Times;Dec99, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p22
Points out that physicians and other health care providers have reason to be concerned with the courts' growing recognition of the breach of confidence tort on the unauthorized, unprivileged disclosure of patient information. States that recognized the breach of confidence tort; State supreme...
- Are you liable for a resident's mistake?. Fitzpatrick, John M. // Medical Economics;6/3/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p62
Replies to a question about the potential liability of a physician who supervises a resident who committed a wrongdoing to a patient. Malpractice policies of hospitals; Immunity from malpractice suits.
- The Public Needs More Info About Doctors. Napoli, Maryann // HealthFacts;Oct2000, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p5
Provides information on the proposed bill by Representative Tom Bliley (R-Va.) regarding the public access to malpractice and crucial information about physicians.
- Some States Provide Malpractice Information. Napoli, Maryann // HealthFacts;Jan2002, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p4
Reports that New York joined a handful of states in the United States that provide both disciplinary and malpractice information about all licensed physicians.