Medical Malpractice: Bases of Liability 1996 Cumulative Supplement Current Through December 1, 1995 (Medical Malpractice Series) by Michael D. McCafferty

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  • Criminal law,
  • Medicolegal issues,
  • USA,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Reference

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The book explores myriad bases of the medical malpractice myth and methodically walks the reader through comprehensive, empirically sound counter arguments to the widely believed myth that there is more medical malpractice litigation than medical malpractice incidents. The book's copious review of the empirical research about the issue shows.


Medical malpractice attorneys pursue claims for the money. The claim that a medical malpractice attorney will pursue any case that is put before them to achieve a cut of the resulting settlement is false. A large part of a medical malpractice attorney’s job is taking the time to evaluate a plaintiff’s claim and determine whether it has.

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