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Author Sloan, Frank A.

Title Medical malpractice / Frank A. Sloan and Lindsey M. Chepke
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2008]


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Description viii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Why the crisis in medical malpractice? -- An increased threat of lawsuits and higher premiums : the consequences -- Governments' responses to medical malpractice crises--and their effects -- Ceilings on nonmonetary and total losses -- Compensating plaintiffs' attorneys -- Juries and health courts -- Patient safety and medical malpractice -- Medical malpractice insurance and insurance regulation -- Reinsurance -- No-fault for medical injuries -- Reforms : what can be done
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [401]-440) and index
Subject Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.
Liability insurance -- United States -- Malpractice
Insurance, Liability -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Malpractice -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Insurance, Liability -- economics.
Malpractice -- economics.
United States.
Author Chepke, Lindsey M.
LC no. 2007019119
ISBN 9780262195720 hardcover alkaline paper
0262195720 hardcover alkaline paper