Medical Liability in a Nutshell

Authors: Boumil, Marcia Mobilia / Hattis, Paul A.
Edition: 3rd
Copyright Date: 2011
  • Publication Date: February 28th, 2011
  • ISBN: 9780314232939
  • Subject: Health Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Written by experts in the field, this Nutshell is a reliable source on medical liability law. It offers insight on establishing professional relationships and examines topics including:Negligence-based claimsIntentional tortsCausationDamagesAffirmative defensesLimitationsImmunitiesLiabilitiesThe book also provides an overview of medical care liability issues affecting hospitals and managed care organizations.