TITLE

UNWISE AND UNNECESSARY: STATUTORY CAPS ON NON-ECONOMIC DAMAGES IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CASES AND THE APPELLATE REVIEW ALTERNATIVE

AUTHOR(S)
Emery, Ryan T.
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2006, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p913
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses statutory capitalization on non-economic damages in medical malpractice cases in the U.S. Non-economic damages can be defined as damages that cannot be measured in money. Among the possible impact of civil liability crisis resulting from excessive and unpredictable non-economic damages are relocation or early retirement of physicians and the practice of defensive medicine.
ACCESSION #
22604255

 

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