Fault/no fault: bearing the brunt of medical mishaps
- Looking to Sweden and New Zealand for answers. // Medical Economics;6/4/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p71
Looks at the no-fault medical liability compensation systems in New Zealand and Sweden. Difficulty of determining whether an adverse event was an injury or just an unfortunate occurrence; Revision made with the New Zealand no-fault system; Advantages of the Swedish no-fault system over the Ne...
- THE DEBATE ON NO-FAULT COMPENSATION IN THE NETHERLANDS. Dute, Joseph // Medicine & Law (World Association for Medical Law);2005, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p691
In the Netherlands the total number of liability claims per year is about 2500, 100 of which are taken to court. Over the years these figures appear to be rather constant. It has been estimated that introducing a no-fault compensation system would lead to three to six times as many claims and...
- Reform of the Health Care System and Professional Liability. Todd, James S. // New England Journal of Medicine;12/2/93, Vol. 329 Issue 23, p1733
Looks at the issue of liability for physicians and other health care providers as it relates to the issue of health care reform in the United States. Discussion of the current atmosphere surrounding questions of liability; Malpractice; More.
- New York's Innovative Approach to Medical Malpractice. McKeon, Douglas E. // New England Law Review;Spring2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p475
The article discusses medical malpractice and tort reform measures in New York as of April 2012, focusing on the work of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and N.Y. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman in developing the state's Judge Directed Negotiations Program and Medical Indemnity Fund....
- No-fault compensation for medical injury: A case study. Horwitz, Jill; Brennan, Troyen A. // Health Affairs;Winter1995, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p164
Focuses on the no-fault compensation program of the Neurological Injury Compensation Association (NICA) in Florida. Ways in which claims are generated; Nature of risk spreading; Financial viability of a no-fault model.
- Difficulty Piles On Complexity As Count Sorts Out Players The Devil's In The Details. // Insurance Advocate;8/25/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 32, p14
Presents a case on no-fault insurer for benefits allegedly due following treatment of a motor vehicle victim. Facts of the case; Contention of the plaintiff; Basis on the decision of the court to deny the motion.
- EUO No Show Is No Go, Court Holds. // Insurance Advocate;8/12/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 30, p14
Examines a no-fault medical provider suit involving an insurance company in New York. Facts of the case; Complaints based on assignor failure to appear for examination under oath; Claims and contentions of opposing parties; Basis of the court's decision.
- Attorney General Cuomo Arrests Eight Suspects in No-Fault Insurance Fraud Scheme. // Insurance Advocate;9/17/2010, Vol. 121 Issue 15, p18
The article reports on the arrest of eight medical personnel at the Merrick Boulevard Clinic in New York. It reveals that Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has announced criminal charges against seven medical professionals and a clinic receptionist for their roles in a fraudulent scheme in which...
- Appellate Term Rules Mallela is Retroactive. // Insurance Advocate;8/14/2006, Vol. 117 Issue 17, p12
The article discusses an Appellate Term (AT) on whether a fraudulently incorporated medical clinic may collect benefits for services rendered prior to the enactment of the new no-fault regulations. In the State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co. v. Mallela case, the U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that...