Currents in Contemporary Bioethics

Rothstein, Mark A.
December 2010
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics;Winter2010, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p871
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the medical malpractice claims as well as the lawsuits initiated with regards to these malpractices. It states that the expanding access of federal legislation could affect the number of medical malpractice claims. It mentions that if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 will be implemented, the number of people with health care coverage will increase by about 32 million. Further, it discusses the trends on the case filings of medical malpractice.


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