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Contents Introduction William M. Sage and Rogan Kersh Chapter 1. The Medical Malpractice System: Structure and Performance Michelle M. Mello and David M. Studdert Chapter 2. Malpractice Reform as a Health Policy Problem William M. Sage Chapter 3. Medical Malpractice and the New Politics of Health Care Rogan Kersh Chapter 4. Who Pays When Malpractice Premiums Rise? Mark V. Pauly Chapter 5. The Effects of the US Malpractice System on the Cost and Quality of Care David J. Becker and Daniel P. Kessler Chapter 6. Liability, Patient Safety, and Defensive Medicine: What Does the Future Hold? Troyen A. Brennan, Michelle M. Mello, and David M. Studdert Chapter 7. Medical Liability and the Culture of Technology Peter D. Jacobson Chapter 8. Prmoting Fairness in the Medical Malpractice System Maxwell J. Mehlman Chapter 9. Caps and the Construction of Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases Catherine M. Sharkey Chapter 10. Expertise and the Legal Process Catherine T. Struve Chapter 11. Disclosure and Fair Resolution of Adverse Events Carol B. Liebman and Chris Stern Hyman Chapter 12. Enterprise Liability in the 21st Century Randall R. Bovbjerg and Robert Berenson Chapter 13. Private Contractual Alternatives to Malpractice Liability Jennifer Arlen Chapter 14. Medical Malpractice Insurance Reform: "Enterprise Insurance" and Some Alternatives Tom Baker Chapter 15. Governments as Insurers in Professional and Hospital Liability Insurance Markets Frank A. Sloan and Charles E. Eesley Chapter 16. Medicare-Led Malpractice Reform Eleanor Kinney and William Sage Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States.
Insurance, Physicians' liability -- United States.
Medical care -- United States.