Can the United States Afford a "No-Fault" System of Compensation for Medical Injury?
Thomas, Eric J.
Zbar, Brett I.W.
Newhouse, Joesph P.
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CitationDavid M. Studdert, Eric J. Thomas, Brett I. W. Zbar, Joseph P. Newhouse, Paul C. Weiler, Jonathon Bayuk & Troyen A. Brennan, Can the United States Afford a “No-Fault” System of Compensation for Medical Injury?, 60 Law & Contemp. Probs. 1 (1997).
AbstractOne of the key issues separating US critics of a no-fault alternative to the tort system for compensating victims of medical injury from supporters is its anticipated cost. Results from a study are presented that estimate the costs of a no-fault system, one that is similar to the system now in operation in Sweden, within the context of the US health care system.
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