Medical Malpractice

Author: Frank A. Sloan
Publisher: Mit Press
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A comprehensive analysis of medical malpractice from legal, medical, economic, andinsurance perspectives that considers why past efforts at reform have not worked and offersrecommendations for realistic, achievable policy changes.

How To Survive A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Author: Ilene R. Brenner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444390376
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Everyone seeks to avoid getting into a lawsuit, but what do you do if this does happen? Getting sued for medical malpractice is one of the most traumatic events of a physician's career. This text will guide doctors and physicians through the process from the moment they receive a summons until the after-trial appeal process. Containing valuable information that physicians need to know to prevent making critical mistakes that can hurt their case With strategies explained to maximize their chances of a defendant's verdict. Including vital information on how to change your attorney, act at the deposition and dress for court, Navigating through what is a mysterious and terrifying process in non-legalese language that is easy to understand including what makes patients angry, strategies for coping, sample questions and tips on answering them to what happens in court and how to continue if there is a bad outcome.

Medical Malpractice

Author: Frank Mcclellan
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781566390668
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From practical to philosophical considerations, this succinct, clear presentation of medical malpractice issues is a valuable resource for the classroom and the reference shelf. Frank M. McClellan illustrates the multitude of considerations that impact the merit of each case, never losing sight of the importance of preserving human dignity in malpractice lawsuits. Early chapters urge the evaluation of legal, medical, and ethical standards, especially the Standard of Care. Part II focuses on assessing and proving compensatory and punitive damages, Part III sets out guidelines for intelligence gathering, medical research, choosing expert witnesses, and preparing for trial. Students of law, medicine, and public health, as well as lawyers and health care professionals, will find in Medical Malpractice a valuable text or reference book. "Problems" in twelve of the thirteen chapters illustrate the range of issues that can arise in malpractice suits. An appendix lists leading cases that have shaped medical malpractice law.

The Preparation And Trial Of Medical Malpractice Cases

Author: Richard E. Shandell
Publisher: Law Journal Press
ISBN: 9781588520081
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This book offers comprehensive coverage of the questions surrounding health maintenance organizations, including case law on the right to sue an HMO as well as its participating physicians.

Health Economics

Author: Frank A. Sloan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035111
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The new edition of a textbook that combines economic concepts with empirical evidence, updated with material on the Affordable Care Act and other developments.

Medical Liability And Treatment Relationships

Author: Mark A. Hall
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454819456
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Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships is based on Part I,"The Provider and the Patient" of parent book Health Care Law and Ethics, and adds additional coverage of professional licensure and regulating access to drugs, and new cases and materials covering medical malpractice. Integrating public health, financial and ethical issues, this casebook uses compelling case law, clear notes and comprehensive background information to illuminate the complex and dynamic field of health care law. The Third Edition has been updated to include new case law and literature, especially regarding malpractice law. Features: Comprehensive yet concise, this casebook covers all aspects of medical liability and the treatment relationships between patient and provider. Includes cases and materials on Medical Malpractice not found in the parent book, including: Supreme Court decisions and notes on forensic medicine and epidemiological evidence. Problems on practice guidelines as proof of negligence. Cases and notes about ethics violations arising from ex parte contacts with treating physicians. Integrates public health and ethics issues from a relational perspective. Clear notes smooth transitions between cases and background information. Companion website provides background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics and links to other resources on the Internet. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes: Comprehensive updates to the case law and literature. New case law regarding malpractice reform.

The Price Of Smoking

Author: Frank A. Sloan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262195102
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Quantification of the costs of smoking for the individual smoker and of the costs imposed on family and society.

Incentives And Choice In Health Care

Author: Frank A. Sloan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262195771
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Leading scholars in the field of health economics evaluate the role of incentives in health and health-care decision making from the perspectives of both supply and demand.

Research Handbook On The Economics Of Torts

Author: Jennifer Arlen
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781006172
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Focusing on issues of vital importance to those seeking to understand and reform the tort system, this volume takes a multi-disciplinary approach, including theoretical economic analysis, empirical analysis, socio-economic analysis, and behavioral anal