TITLE

LEGALLY SPEAKING: Charting nasty truths with an absence of malice

AUTHOR(S)
Horsley, Jack E.
PUB. DATE
July 1983
SOURCE
RN;Jul83, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the legal concepts of malice and qualified privilege given to medical professionals. Overview of a defamation lawsuit filed by a patient against a hospital and its medical personnel; Requirements needed to qualify a defamation charge; Technique in recording the character of a patient.
ACCESSION #
4929671

 

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