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Medical Malpractice in New York. Robert Devine. New York State Bar Association; 2017. This comprehensive, 784-page e-book provides a balanced approach to a medical malpractice action. The 32 chapters in Medical Malpractice provide a wealth of knowledge and hundreds of practical tips that can be used by both plaintiff's and defendant's counsel. Although the focus of this book is on medical malpractice actions, many of the chapters are applicable to the trial of any case.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-049 2017)

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AON’s hospital and physician professional liability: 2014 benchmark analysis. AON; 2014. Released in October 2014 and includes NY statistics.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-051 2014 Hospital/Physician)

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PIAA meningitis claims study. PIAA; 2000.

(Call No. Refer 584-202.8)

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Emergency medicine malpractice. Mikel A. Rothenberg. Aspen Law & Business; 2000. Summary of Contents: Overview of Emergency Department and its Operation, Legal Liability in Emergency Medicine, Intrahospital Transfers, Acute Myocardial Infarction and Chest Pain, Chest, Cardiac, and Vascular Injuries, Respiratory and Thoracic Emergencies, Gastrointestinal Emergencies, Head and Spinal Injuries and Illnesses, Pediatric Emergencies, Ob/Gyn Emergencies, Musculoskeletal Emergencies, Emergency Management of Wounds and Burns, Genitourinary Emergencies.

(Call No. E R Svcs 079-033)

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When good doctors get sued: A practical guide for physicians involved in malpractice lawsuits. Angela M. Dodge. Bookpartners, Inc.; 2001. Basic anatomy of a medical malpractice lawsuit, why good doctors get sued, coping with the emotional toll of being sued, giving a good deposition, the art of active listening, answering questions effectively, if you go to trial. "This book is a potential resource for every practicing physician".

(Call No. Med Mal 112-043)

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Medical malpractice – anatomy of a crisis: Strategic study series. Conning Research & Consulting, Inc.; 2003.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-042 2003)

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Medical liability in a nut shell. Marcia Boumil, Clifford E. Elias, Diane Bissonette Moes. Thomson West Publishing Company; 2003. Written for heatlh care professionals, law students and other members of the legal profession. This edition of The Nutshell contains two additional chapters, "Medical Technology" and "Liablity of Managed Care Organizations." Special attention has also been given to other topics, such as telemedicine for health care organizations.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-048)

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ACEP’s professional liability information packet. American College of Emergency Physicians; 2004. This publication was compiled by the Emergency Medicine Practice Department (EMPD) of ACEP.

(Call No. E R Svcs 079-036)

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Winning your malpractice case: Practical advice for physician experts and defendants. James J. Cicero. HCPro, Inc.; 2005. The book provides an overview and an orientation to the legal process, and presents the information physicians need to protect themselves in the legal setting, including: How to prepare for a case, What to do before giving a deposition, How to conduct yourself throughout the legal process, How to be effective on the witness stand. Dr. Cicero also provides valuable real-life examples of good and bad witnesses so that readers have a clear understanding of what they can expect in the courtroom.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-045)

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Adverse events, stress and litigation: A physician’s guide. Sara C. Charles, M.D. and Paul R. Frisch, J.D.. Oxford University Press; 2005. Bad outcomes traumatize physicians as well as patients. The litigation that often follows is profoundly human, rather than just a legal, experience. Although every physician's case is different, the chapters in this book illustrate how each case is also the same in spanning the judicial stages of the entire process. Written by a psychiatrist and an attorney, it provides unique insights, through real life stories, into the personal experience of litigation and recommendations for dealing with each stage of the process.

(Call No. Phys 539-041)

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Physicians’ survival guide to litigation stress: Understanding, managing, and transcending a malpractice crisis. John M. James & W. Edward Davis. Physician Health Publications; 2006. The book is a collaboration between an allergist/immunologist and a psychotherapist. Like many books of its genre, it was conceived as the response to personal crisis. The authors delineate 5 phases of the litigation experience, from the preliminary phase (beginning before the receipt of a claim in which there is a known adverse outcome) through the recovery phase.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-046)

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Nursing home litigation: Investigation and case preparation. Patricia W. Iyer. Lawyers & Judges Publishing Co., Inc.; 2006. Each chapter in the book has been has been revised and updated while new chapters have been added to provide detailed information on even more issues and cases in nursing home litigation. It is an excellent reference for your nursing home or eldercare litigation team including attorneys representing either plaintiffs or defendants, financial consultants, life care planners, and other specialists.

(Call No. LTC 104-076 2006)

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Medical malpractice claims investigation: Step-by-step approach, 2nd edition. Katherine Kremer. Jones and Bartlett Publishers; 2007. This manual describes all the steps necessary to undertake and complete a thorough medical malpractice investigation. It is a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the elements involved in the investigation of an actual or potential medical malpractice claim, and covers the process of reviewing medical records, other document collection, fact analysis, interviewing involved individuals, and identifying possible departures from accepted medical practice. The second edition of Medical Malpractice Claims Investigation: A Step-by-Step Approach features a complete revision of chapter five (Developing Interview Questions), additional material on new JCAHO requirements, electronic medical records, office-based surgery issues, and long-term care claims investigation.

(Call No. Med.Mal. 112-030 2006)

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2007 PIAA claims and risk management workshop. PIAA; 2007.

(Call No. Audio CD 561-168)

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PIAA colon cancer study. Physician Insurers Association of America; 2008. This publication has been developed as an overview of current colorectal cancer risks, diagnostic procedures, treatments and their impact on medical liability claims in accordance with data retrieved.

(Call No. Refer. 584-202.3 2008)

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Waking up blind: Lawsuits over eye surgery. Tom Harbin. Langdon Street Press; 2009. The shocking story of blinded eyes and the hospital politics that allowed it.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-050)

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Medical malpractice in New York. Robert Devine. New York State Bar Association; 2009. The third edition provides you with advanced insight into the many aspects of the trial of a medical malpractice case. The 27 chapters provide a wealth of knowledge and hundreds of practical tips that can be used by both plaintiff's and defendant's counsel.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-049 2009)

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PIAA aortic disease claims study: Special focus on aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection. PIAA; 2010.

(Call No. Refer 584-202.9 2010)

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AON’s long term care general liability and professional liability actuarial analysis: 2011 benchmark analysis. AON; 2011. The specific objectives of this LTC study are to: identify the overall trends in the cost of GL/PL claims, identify state specific trends in the cost of GL/PL claims, examine trends in frequency and severity overall and state by state, compare liability costs in jurisdictions that do or do not have substantive tort reform, and explore the impact of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) on GL/Pl claims.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-051 2011 LTC)

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AON’s hospital and physician professional liability: 2011 benchmark analysis. AON; 2011. The study is designed as a hands-on tool to provide health care risk managers with a better understanding of their cost of risk compared to an industry benchmark. Through measurement, analysis, and comparison of the claim and exposure data, risk managers develop proactive strategies to reduce risk related costs and ultimately improve outcomes.

(Call No. Med Mal 112-051 2011 Hospital/Physician)

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