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Medical Malpractice Law and Litigation

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ISBN-10: 1401852467

ISBN-13: 9781401852467

Edition: 2006

Authors: Beth Walston-Dunham

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This current and concise text presents a balanced approach to the study of medical malpractice in the United States. Designed to encompass both early history and modern day principles, The Law of Medical Malpractice takes the reader from a brief history of civil liability for professional malfeasance to the anatomy of a lawsuit and the medical malpractice trial. The author provides sample medical records, definitions of medical and legal terminology, and sample legal forms to enhance student comprehension of key concepts. The text provides actual documents to give insight into real world cases and demonstrates how a case progresses from beginning to end. The many applications are based on…    
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/30/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Beth Walston-Dunham is a licensed attorney. Additionally, she is licensed in the United States Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.

A Brief History of Civil Liability for Professional Malfeasance
The Development of Malpractice Law
Medical Malpractice Law and Litigation
Risk Management Issues in the Health Care Industry
The Role of Insurance in Medical Malpractice Claims
Anatomy of a Lawsuit: The Medical Malpractice Case
Discovery/Disclosure of the Injury
Investigation of the Potential Claim by the Potential Plaintiff
Investigation of the Potential Claim by the Defendant
The Pretrial Stages of a Malpractice Claim
The Medical Malpractice Trial