Malpractice Awards Argumentative Essay by The Research Group

Malpractice Awards
An argument as to why there should be no cap on medical malpractice awards.
# 72539 | 1,125 words | 8 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in English (Argument) , Medical and Health (General)

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This paper presents an argument against capping medical malpractice awards. The paper discusses several reasons why capping awards should not be adopted as public policy, contending that capping limits injured patients' access to justice.

From the Paper:

"Capping medical-malpractice awards should not be adopted as public policy. It would be grossly inappropriate for several reasons. The much-discussed crisis in medical care that doctors and insurers attribute to malpractice litigation is misdirected and can be traced to other causes. The idea that malpractice awards are out of control and are increasing all the time is simply wrong and cannot be sustained by the facts which suggests that attempts to cap award amounts for punitive damages are being made in bad

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