Accountability sought by patients following adverse events from medical care: the New Zealand experience
- How about a no-fault medical malpractice act? Moore, W. Henson; Stieglitz, A. Blackwell; Gomez, Maria Isabel // ABA Journal;Jan1985, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p37
Discusses issues pertaining to the proposed Alternative Medical Liability Act in the United States which was introduced to create a no-fault system of compensating victims of medical malpractice. Provisions of the bills; Description of economic loss; Views from two lawyers on the merits and...
- Toward a Theory of Medical Malpractice. Stein, Alex // Iowa Law Review;May2012, Vol. 97 Issue 4, p1201
The article offers information on a theory explaining the functioning of medical malpractice system and guiding its reform. It mentions the theory of covering the mechanisms employed by medical malpractice law to impose, restrict and expanding of liability of care provider and consists of entry...
- Compensation for medical accidents. Capstick, Brian; Edwards, Peter; Mason, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/26/91, Vol. 302 Issue 6770, p230
Focuses on the liability of medical practitioners to the patients in relation to medical malpractice in Great Britain. Debates concerning the emergence of birth asphyxia in obstetrics; Distinction of Rosemary Barnes in the legislation for the issue; Scrutiny on the cost settlement for the...
- Effort on to raise malpractice pain-and-suffering cap. Toledano, Jessica // Orange County Business Journal;02/22/99, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p39
Talks about the debate over the plan to increase the amount to cover pain and suffering as a result of medical malpractice in California. Argument of doctors; Higher malpractice premiums; Alleged payback for all the large campaign donations the attorneys gave to key Democrats and Governor Gray...
- The injustice of compensation for victims of medical accidents. Harris, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/21/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7097, p1821
Looks at the injustice in the compensation system for victims of medical malpractice in Great Britain. British law on this issue; Questions concerning justice and compensation; Possible strategies for practical improvements in the compensation system.
- Attorney General v. Johnson. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;Fall78, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p283
Reports on a Maryland Court of Appeals' ruling on a case involving medical malpractice. Details of the case; Legal precedents; Implications for medical laws and legislation.
- Malpractice consult. Johnson, Lee J. // Medical Economics;02/07/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p176
Presents answers to queries related to malpractice liability of medical personnel. Releasing of a child's medical records while there is an existing joint custody arrangement; Separate liability policies for nurses.
- Medical-Malpractice Tort Reform Trouble Spots. Goch, Lynna // Best's Review;Dec2002, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p52
Focuses on the problems of the Medical-Malpractice Tort Reform in the U.S. Demonstration of high medical-liability premiums for physicians; Closure of medical practices statewide; Shortages of doctors.
- Medical-Malpractice Reform: On the Way to Recovery. // Best's Review;Dec2002, Vol. 103 Issue 8, p52
Reports on the recovery of the reform for medical-malpractice in the U.S. Chances of orthopedics and obstetrics in dealing medical liability claim; Maintenance of jury awards from reaching unreasonable levels; Prevention of any unrelated and unpopular rules.