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Does malpractice liability make healthcare safer? Aligning law and policy with evidence.

Saks MJ, Landsman S. Wake Forest J Law Policy. 2022;12:205-257.  

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June 8, 2022

Saks MJ, Landsman S. Wake Forest J Law Policy. 2022;12:205-257.

 

The malpractice liability system is questionable as an effectual response to medical error. This commentary reviews the current functions and process of medical litigation and evidence on how the tort process works. It contends that the medical litigation system be assessed to determine steps to replace or amend it to successfully diminish patient harm.