Essays Tagged: "medical negligence"

Neglience in doctors- payouts to plaintiffs

Most of us realize that members of our medical profession sometimes operate under difficult conditions. However, where medical negligence i ... red as a result of that negligence, a patient may sue the negligent doctor and/or the hospital.A medical negligence action is usually based on a contract between the hospital or doctor and the pati ... ctor and the patient. This contract implies that reasonable skill and care will be exercised in the medical treatment. A patient, in order to win with the claim, would have to prove, among other thin ...

(7 pages) 115 0 4.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Case study

n this case study the product is people.Next there are tens of thousands of deaths each year due to medical negligence and errors. Why does this happen? Are the doctors trying to hurry and cut costs? ... best care possible.Weather or not my ideal is feasible is not reinvent as I know nothing about the medical industry. My thinking is based on the problems at hand and this is where I would start with ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Why Patients Sue and How Institutions Can Mitigate Their Risk

Medical negligence has been cited as a major cause of patient suffering and deaths in our nation. It ... acticing physicians by patients, the practice is far from over. Existing statistics have shown that medical professionals have an estimated 40 percent chances of being sued in their career lifetime (B ... e not mainly a direct result of malpractices. It is due to this that mitigating malpractices in the medical profession needs more than just ensuring competent clinicians. This essay talks about the pr ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays