Ontario physicians get liability fee break
- 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.
- Are you liable for a colleague's mistake? Rice, Berkeley // Medical Economics;6/20/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p33
Recommends strategies for medical professionals to protect themselves from liability brought by a colleague's malpractice. Illustration of examples; Facts that a judge could cite as evidence of a far more extensive professional relationship.
- CMPA, OMA try to heal rift over regional rating. Sullivan, Patrick // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/25/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p201
Focuses on difficulties between the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) and the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) regarding regional rating. Ontario physicians who pay the highest malpractice protection in the country; Regional rating that would increase the fees paid by Ontario...
- On Causation and Comparison: Medical Malpractice and other Professional Negligence After Steiner Corp. v. Johnson & Higgins. Springer, Ryan M. // BYU Journal of Public Law;2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p355
Examines medical malpractice and other professional negligence after the Utah Supreme Court's decision in 'Steiner Corp. v. Johnson & Higgins (Steiner Corp. III).' Adoption of Utah's comparative negligence and liability reform acts; History of the 'Steiner Corp. v. Johnson & Higgins' case;...
- The Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis Hoax. Court, Jamie // Multinational Monitor;Mar2003, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p9
Deals with the announcement made by U.S. President George W. Bush to adopt the standard for victims of medical negligence in California. Importance of a liability cap according to Bush; Factors that cause an increase in victimization, health costs and insurance company abuse; Effect of an...
- 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...