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The medical malpractice myth

by Tom Baker

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States,
    • Actions and defenses -- United States,
    • Insurance, Physicians" liability -- United States,
    • Malpractice -- trends -- United States,
    • Economics, Medical -- United States,
    • Quality of Health Care -- United States,
    • Insurance, Liability -- economics -- United States,
    • Jurisprudence -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-202) and index.

      StatementTom Baker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF2905.3 B35 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p. ;
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3399965M
      ISBN 100226036480
      LC Control Number2005014065

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      The myth is that the explosion in malpractice insurance premiums is caused by an explosion in litigation. The myth is that injured patients are greedy opportunists who sue at the drop of a : Peter J. Hammer. This, according to Tom Baker, is the myth of medical malpractice, and as a reality check he offers this book, a stunning dismantling of this familiar, but inaccurate, picture of the health care industry. Are .


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