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98 – Medical Malpractice

Hon. Douglas E. McKeon, New York’s Innovative Approach to Medical Malpractice, 46 NEW ENG. L. REV. 475 (2012).
This article describes the programs that the state of New York has put in place to reduce premiums of medical malpractice and Medicaid costs. These programs include the Judge Directed Negotiations Program and Medical Indemnity Fund.
{1} NEGOTIATION—GENERAL
{98} SUBJ MATTER: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Haavi Morreim, Malpractice, Mediation, and Moral Hazard: The Virtues of Dodging the Data Bank, 27 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 109 (2012).
This article explores why physicians commonly abjure early mediation and recommends several specific, lawful ways for them to avoid the data bank and embrace early dispute resolution. The author addresses the “moral hazard” issues attendant to dodging the data bank in a way that will ultimately encourage physicians to take a more active role in early mediation of medical malpractice disputes.
{21} MEDIATION—GENERAL
{89} SUBJ MATTER: HOSPITALS
{98} SUBJ MATTER: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE