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The Effects of Malpractice on Medical Specialties



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The Effects of Malpractice on Medical Specialties Mindy Mannlein I Introduction US Therefore they suspect that in the absence of Tort law refers to the set of legal rules and such investment the rate of economic growth experipractices that govern wrongful injuries to persons or enced in the late 1980s would have been substanproperty Culyer Newhouse 2000 In today s tially higher For instance the cost of tort litigation in high tech fast paced world the use of the law as a 1985 was 17 350 000 000 In other words roughly resource for blame and compensation is highly uti 17 billion could have been employed in productive lized One of the best demonstrations of this mentalventures or in leisure but was instead removed from ity is the reaction of the American people to the terthe production possibilities of the economy Morerorist attacks of September 11 2001 For instance over that figure is quite dated and is therefore not in Florida two men filed a 1 1 trillion lawsuit against nearly representative of the total expenditure on tort Osama bin Laden claiming that his terrorist acts have law today threatened them with personal injury and forced them Looking at a specific field of tort litigation the to re fortify their bomb shelters Additionally they frequency and severity of malpractice claims have risen accuse bin Laden of causing them to suffer from high dramatically since the late 1960s leading to what blood pressure and stomach some refer to as the malpracdisorders though they actice insurance crisis For in The increased volume and seknowledge that it is highly stance from 1975 to 1984 verity of tort litigatioin is a topic unlikely that he will actually claims per physician rose an show up in court Bin Laden of concern for economists beaverage of 10 annually and Lawsuit 2001 Moreover between 1982 and 1986 cause it means that vast the wife of a man who perclaim frequency per 100 phyamounts of wealth are being ished in the September 11 atsicians rose from 13 5 to 17 2 tied



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