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Washington University Law Review

Medical jurisprudence

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Constitutionality Of Limitations On Attorneys' Fees In Medical Malpractice Actions. Roa V. Lodi Medical Group, Inc., 695 P.2d 164 (Cal.), Laura A. Mellas Jan 1986

Constitutionality Of Limitations On Attorneys' Fees In Medical Malpractice Actions. Roa V. Lodi Medical Group, Inc., 695 P.2d 164 (Cal.), Laura A. Mellas

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No abstract provided.


California's Statutory Limit On Recovery Of Noneconomic Damages In Medical Malpractice Actions Does Not Violate Equal Protection. Fein V. Permanente Group, 695 P.2d 665 (Cal.), Alan J. Wertjes Jan 1986

California's Statutory Limit On Recovery Of Noneconomic Damages In Medical Malpractice Actions Does Not Violate Equal Protection. Fein V. Permanente Group, 695 P.2d 665 (Cal.), Alan J. Wertjes

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No abstract provided.


Hew Proposed Policy On The Protection Of Human Subjects: Experimentation And The Institutionalized Mentally Disabled Jan 1975

Hew Proposed Policy On The Protection Of Human Subjects: Experimentation And The Institutionalized Mentally Disabled

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No abstract provided.


Death: A Philosophical Perspective On The Legal Definitions, William C. Charron Jan 1975

Death: A Philosophical Perspective On The Legal Definitions, William C. Charron

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In light of semantic and ethical requirements developed from a consideration of the problems and interests surrounding the definitional debate, the Article evaluates the various definitions of death recently set forth by state legislatures, courts, and professional organizations, all of which equate human death with a physiological state of one kind or another. In turn, a definition of human death on a psychological plane that identifies death with the permanent loss of all consciousness is recommended for public acceptance. Accordingly, certain physiological states, such as the functional disintegration of the brain (or of the brain cortex alone), become empirically established ...


Legal Regulation Of Health Personnel Symposium: Introduction Jan 1967

Legal Regulation Of Health Personnel Symposium: Introduction

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The following three Articles are devoted to an examination of the legal framework of the health services, and its effect upon the adequacy and flexibility of health care delivery systems to meet present and projected needs and demands. If any central focus can be predicated of the whole study, it is this: to what extent does the current legal framework of health care hinder or encourage those innovations which must come to pass if medicine is to keep up with modern needs? More particularly, to what extent does the legal scheme inhibit flexibility in the creation and use of effective ...