One of the key issues separating US critics of a no-fault alternative to the tort system for compensating victims of medical injury from supporters is its anticipated cost. Results from a study are presented that estimate the costs of a no-fault system, one that is similar to the system now in operation in Sweden, within the context of the US health care system.
David M. Studdert et al.,
Can the United States Afford a “No-Fault” System of Compensation for Medical Injury?,
60 Law and Contemporary Problems
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