Loss-of-chance doctrine (Medical malpractice), Legal judgments, Medical malpractice
The article discusses the basic fairness issues over the lost chance doctrine in medical malpractice lawsuits, and why the Louisiana Second Circuit Court of Appeal is wrong and the Louisiana Supreme Court is right in the case Burchfield v. Wright.
Michael C. Mims and Richard S. Crisler,
Properly Limiting the Lost Chance Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Cases: A Practitioners’ Rejoinder,
81 La. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.lsu.edu/lalrev/vol81/iss3/8