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Contents Preface 1 Introduction 2 Why the Crisis in Medical Malpractice? 3 An Increased Threat of Lawsuits and Higher Premiums: The Consequences 4 Governments? Responses to the Crises-- and Their Effects 5 Ceilings on Non-Monetary and Total Losses 6 Compensating Plaintiffs? Attorneys 7 Juries and Health Courts 8 Patient Safety 9 Insurance and Insurance Regulation. 10 Reinsurance 11 No Fault for Medical Injuries 12 Reforms: What Can be Done
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.
Insurance, Liability -- Malpractice -- United States.
Insurance, Liability -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Malpractice -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Insurance, Liability -- economics -- United States.
Malpractice -- economics -- United States.