• Recent Developments in Medicine and the Law
  • April 8, 2013
  • Law Firm: Redding Steen Staton PC - Jackson Office
  • This article addresses important developments in the field of medicine and law during the period October 1, 2011, through September 30, 2012. It does not discuss every reported case or piece of legislation, but rather surveys some of the more significant developments in the areas of informed consent and battery claims against health care providers, extension of liability to physicians for injury to nonpatient third parties, and state laws regarding the admissibility of apologies and expressions of sympathy by health care providers.