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Medical malpractice

Medical malpractice

implications of rising premiums on access to health care : report to congressional requesters

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Malpractice -- United States -- Costs,
    • Health services accessibility -- United States -- Economic aspects

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMedical malpractice and access to health care
      StatementKathryn G. Allen.
      ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG8053.5 .U55 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 57 p. :
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3727123M
      LC Control Number2003373315
      OCLC/WorldCa53118313

      Maxwell J. And angry doctors are marching on Medical malpractice book capitols across the country. The CEOs tried to get fired up about it, but they could not. Awards of compensation in the United States tend to be much larger than awards for similar injuries in other nations. We try very hard to get university and insurance industry people to talk to each other. Fourth, we know that "undeserving" people sometimes bring medical malpractice claims because they do not know that the claims lack merit and because they cannot find out what happened to them or their loved ones without making a claim.

      Autopsy see post-mortem examination is often used to determine the cause of death, particularly in cases where foul play is suspected. It examines the scenarios that can result in a malpractice suit, the best actions to take during the course of litigation, Medical malpractice book the most effective ways to minimize your legal liabilities. This eBook is no longer available for sale. They review the considerable empirical evidence in a balanced fashion and assess objectively what works in the current system and what does not. Modern techniques use such specimens as semen, blood, and hair samples of the criminal found in the victim's bodies, which can be compared to the defendant's genetic makeup through a technique known as DNA fingerprinting ; this technique may also be used to identify the body of a victim.

      I have seen nothing so capacious nor so well done. If a hospital or insurance company does settle a questionable claim to avoid a huge risk, there is a very large discount. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment Publisher: N. The majority of medical malpractice lawsuits result in defense verdicts, meaning the doctor, hospital, or other health care provider won the trial after the jury heard and considered all the evidence. Excerpted by permission.


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