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Health Services Research & Policy ■ Clinical Practice Management ■ Training & Education ■ Leadership
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Radiology Firing Line Episode 32: Medicine and Law

  How did America become so litigious?

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Walter Olson is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and a scholar on the American legal system. He has written extensively about tort reform and the rise of litigation. He is founder of overlawyered.com. Saurabh Jha discusses the origins of the tort explosion in the US, medical malpractice and tort reform.

Episode outline:

  • History of Law in America
  • Big Pharma and Law: Similarities and Differences
  • Ethics
  • Ambulance Chasing
  • What if Doctors were paid Contingency Fees?
  • Tort Reform
  • Cultural Differences in Malpractice Law


Materials mentioned in episode:

The Litigation Explosion

To Err Is Homicide in Britain: The Case of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba

Overlawyered.com

The High Cost of Reducing Waste in US Healthcare 

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Guest - Jeremy on Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:32

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