Includes bibliographical references (p. -440) and index.
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.
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