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Author Sloan, Frank A.

Title Medical malpractice [electronic resource] / Frank A. Sloan and Lindsey M. Chepke.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 458 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [401]-440) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.
Liability insurance -- Malpractice -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Chepke, Lindsey M.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780262195720 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0262195720 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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