Compensation determinations for victims of medical malpractice were studied. Results showed that for birth-related and emergency room cases of permanent injury in Florida, a claimant receiving much more than economic loss in compensation more nearly appears to be the exception than the norm.
Frank A. Sloan & Stephen S. van Wert,
Cost and Compensation of Injuries in Medical Malpractice,
54 Law and Contemporary Problems
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