Medical Malpractice in the Restatement Third of Torts

This episode of Reasonably Speaking explores one aspect of our ongoing project, Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Concluding Provisions. Specifically, we’ll be discussing medical malpractice.

Torts was one of the first Restatements completed by The American Law Institute. Now in the Third series, nearly 90 years later, medical malpractice has never been included in any Restatement series until now. Led by Restatement Reporter Michael Green (Wake Forest Law), panelist Mark A. Hall (Wake Forest Law), Laura Sigman M.D. (Children’s National Hospital), and Shanin Specter (Kline & Specter, P.C.) will discuss why now is a particularly opportune time for ALI to take on this unruly subject.

A transcript of the episode is available here. Please excuse typos due to inaudible passages or transcription errors.

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Published: 2020


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