Legal Aspect of Healthcare
Tort Law- Private law p.32
Civil wrong- automobile accident
Why are you able to sue? 1.The preservation of the peace. 2.Copability define fault 3. Detorance. 4. Compensation- to give money to the other party.
Three categoteis of tort law
3. Strict product liability
Standard of care froms
gross negligence- …what should have been done
what would ordinary prudent person have done in that situation? What would Jesus do?
element of negligence
1. duty to care-legal obligation of care, performance, or observance imposed on one to safeguard the rights of others.. Case page 34 bonx county 2. breach of the duty
burden of proof prepornuance of the evident
EMS- legal right to kill? Ex.
Good samratitan law- if a doctor helps and is off duty can not be sued.
Negleence if you don’t have the formal consent
Comtebrutory negligence- did not tell the doctor has an allergic reation.
the doctors and a hospital can be sued.
Malpractice insurance- They have to carry if they do make a mistake in someones life 5 million the insurance will pay out.
Assault- threat to touch
Battery- touching or the surgeon did a sugery or someone else without your consent,. False imprisonment- held in a hospital without your will sichiatric, suitatle…. P.43
Definition of character
Liable and slander
Fraud. P.60 kansas
Doctor peformed abdominal anesctomy she become with abdominal ditress. He sees in the xrays and he does not tell her. Ten years later she realizes she has sponges…. She sues the doctor.
Statues of limitation- You have 2 and half years
Doctor defense is that 10 years past statues of limitation.
Invation of privacy- medical records HIPPA. Its...
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