HCA 322: Types of Law

May 12th, 2015
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"A tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract", Tort law is a law that handles a situation in which a person has been treated unfairly or that person has been injured or has been harm in that results from that situation.

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HCA 322: Types of Law "A tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract", Tort law is a law that handles a situation in which a person has been treated unfairly or that person has been injured or has been harm in that results from that situation. The main cause of a tort law is formed to help one that has been injured or harmed to collect their losses. ((September 2010) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaHaving these different medical outcome will eventually results in some financial damage, the effect of finding fault by the court is "to determine who shall bear the cost of" an unfavorable outcome-the provider or the recipient of health care. In order for the plaintiff to steer clear of the cost, he or she has to provide evidence of abandonment of the provider. In this case the adversarial proceeding is the assumption that if the provider may be forced to bear cost, it will discourage further acts of negligence by the provider and other similarly situated providers of health care. Although, professional liability insurance insulates the individual physicians wallet from the actual cost of claims, the fear is ever present that the monetary award may exceed the amount of the insurance coverage. Assessing monetary damages for the purpose of deterrence works only if tort-feasors has required bearing the full cost necessarily recognizes the value of life itsel

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