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Medical malpractice in nineteenth-century America

Kenneth Allen De Ville

Medical malpractice in nineteenth-century America

origins and legacy

by Kenneth Allen De Ville

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • History of Medicine, 19th Cent. -- United States,
    • Malpractice -- history -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-313) and index.

      StatementKenneth Allen De Ville.
      SeriesThe American social experience series ;, 19
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF2905.3 .D4 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 319 p. :
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1854092M
      ISBN 100814718329
      LC Control Number90005823

      Medical malpractice lawsuits are common and controversial in the United States. Since early , doctors' insurance premiums for malpractice coverage have soared. As Congress and state governments debate laws intended to stabilize the cost of insurance, doctors continue to blame lawyers and lawyers continue to blame doctors and insurance.   De Ville, Kenneth A. () Medical Malpractice in Nineteenth-Century America: Origins and Legacy (New York: New York University Press). Google Scholar Dooley, Dennis A. (ed.) () Index to State Bar Association Reports and Proceedings (New York: Voorhis).Cited by:

        History Medical malpractice was uncommon in the United States until the 19 th century. Malpractice litigation emerged, in part, in response to the declining role of religion as justification for personal injury and a rising sense that physical well-being could be controlled and even improved –. Both physicians and lawyers will find this book useful and fascinating.— Journal of the American Medical AssociationThis Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. «Back to Medical Malpractice in Nineteenth-Century America. Find in a Library Find Medical Malpractice in Nineteenth-Century.

        Medical Malpractice Litigation in The 21st Century: The Antecedent Catastrophe Since , at the latest, victims of medical malpractice in California (and in more than a third of the states of the United States) have found, usually to their great surprise, that remedies are stunted and even in that form, difficult to : AuthorHouse. America," American Quarterly, 22 (), ; "The Hysterical Woman: Sex Roles and Role Conflict in 19th Century America," Social Research, 39 (), ; C.S. and Charles E. Rosenberg, "The New Woman and the Troubled Man: Medical and Biological Views of Woman's Role in Nineteenth-Century America," Journal of American History (Sept. ).


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In the United States, the patient alleging medical malpractice must generally prove four elements or legal requirements to make out a successful claim of medical malpractice [].These elements include: (1) the existence of a legal duty on the part of the doctor to provide care or treatment to the patient; (2) a breach of this duty by a failure of the Cited by: This is the first book-length historical study of medical malpractice in 19th-century America and it is exceedingly well done The author reveals that, beginning in the s, Americans began to initiate malpractice lawsuits against their physicians and surgeons.

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