The Abuse of Medical Diagnostic Practices in Mass Litigation: The Case of Silica

The Abuse of Medical Diagnostic Practices in Mass Litigation: The Case of Silica

by Stephen J. Carroll, Lloyd Dixon, James M. Anderson, Thor Hogan
     
 

This report reviews the court proceedings that led to the uncovering of abusive diagnostic practices in silica litigation, then identifies several areas in which changes in litigation practices and procedures could increase the likelihood that similar diagnosing practices would be uncovered in the future or prevented from occurring in the first place.

Overview

This report reviews the court proceedings that led to the uncovering of abusive diagnostic practices in silica litigation, then identifies several areas in which changes in litigation practices and procedures could increase the likelihood that similar diagnosing practices would be uncovered in the future or prevented from occurring in the first place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833049124
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
12/16/2009
Pages:
82
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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