Law & Medicine

Law & Medicine

Mandatory reporting laws

What requirements do state and federal governments impose on health care providers who treat potential cases of...

Law & Medicine

Hospice liability

New hospice care cases highlight the dangers of malpractice and Medicare fraud.

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Medical liability at sea

Medical illnesses and accidents predictably occur at sea, and substandard and negligent care occasionally...

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‘Captain of the ship’ doctrine

Under the “Captain of the Ship” doctrine, physicians may face growing liability risks from their assistants’ negligence.

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Patients who record office visits

Is it legal for patients to record conversations with physicians without physicians’ knowledge?

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How the ADA shapes health care

How do the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act determine physicians’ treatment duties?

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