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Medical malpractice claims study

Medical malpractice claims study

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Published by Illinois Dept. of Insurance, Casualty Actuarial Section in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Physicians" liability -- Illinois

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIllinois Department of Insurance, Casualty Actuarial Section.
      ContributionsIllinois. Dept. of Insurance. Casualty Actuarial Section.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG8054.P5 M43 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p. :
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3628357M
      LC Control Number2002418117
      OCLC/WorldCa48914975

      This book provides numerous checklists and forms for seasoned medical malpractice attorneys and also guides an attorney accepting his or her first medical malpractice case through extensive analyses of how to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of claims. Each chapter is written jointly by a plaintiff’s attorney and a defense attorney. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: lxvii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: The medical profession and the law --Civil liability and process --Litigious delay in medical claims --Institutional liability for medical malpractice --Duties and standards of care owed by doctors --Illustrative cases of medical negligence --Birth related injuries --The duty to .

        This study provides a practical glimpse into the world of medical malpractice, medical malpractice liability insurance, and how it applies to specific physician specialties. Unlike other studies that focus on local results, or those that look to claims with payments, this new study looked at closed malpractice claims nationwide from to book review medical malpractice law: a comparative law study of civil responsibility arising from medi­ cal care (arzthaftungsrecht: die zivilrechtliche ver­ antwortlichkeit in rechtsvergleichender sicht), by dieter giesen,* gieseking-verlag, bielefeld, west ger­ many, , pp. by paul marcus**Cited by: 1.

        For nearly two decades, an atmosphere of crisis has enveloped our system of medical-malpractice litigation and liability insurance. Courts have expanded the limits of tort liability, an increasing number of patients have sought to redress their grievances in court, and juries have awarded ever-increasing damages for medical by:   Deutsche Fotothek‎ [CC-BY-SAde], via Wikimedia CommonsBeing a victim of medical malpractice can be a scary ordeal, especially when it involves extreme negligence. Here are some of the most unusual and interesting medical malpractice cases ever recorded, some of which have dramatically changed the face of health care over the years.


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