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Discussion Question 2: Torts and Medical Malpractice

Research medical malpractice laws in your state and answer the following questions:

  • How is medical malpractice defined in your state? Give an example of a recent case from your state.
  • What is the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims?
  • Does your state limit damages? Are punitive damages allowed?
  • What limits, if any, are there on attorney's fees?
  • Are there special restrictions on expert witness testimony for medical malpractice?
  • Are the parties required to submit to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) before a hearing is scheduled?
  • Do you think injured defendants should be required to submit to ADR? Why or why not?
    • Posted: 3 years ago
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