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Flashcards in Jurisprudence Deck (29):
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The transfer of a pt to another dr w/o the pt's consent

Abandonment

2

Threat of violence to another person

Assault

3

Adjusting w/o consent

Battery

4

Type of arbitration that has no appeal process

Binding Arbitration

5

Malpractice cases against chiropractors are tried in this court

Civil Court

6

What are some items that employers must pay for their employees?

Worker's compensation
FICA
Social Security

7

Good faith rendering of care at an emergency isn't liable for civil damages

Good Samaritan Law

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Providing the pt w/ feasible alternatives & informed of dangers of tx

Informed Consent

9

A false statement submitted in writing that harms another

Libel

10

Failure to conform to the standard of care expected & imposed by law

Negligence

11

Where the burden of proof lies in a court of law

Plaintiff

12

Employer is responsible for actions of employees is known by what?

Respondent Superior

13

A false verbal statement about another

Slander

14

Length of time you have to sue for an injury

Statute of Limitation

15

Something that causes harm/loss to another person/property

Tort

16

What 4 things must be present for a malpractice suit?

Duty
Dereliction
Damage
Direct causation

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What are examples of breech of contract?

Promising a cure
Abandonment (7 days to find a new dr.)
Exceed consent
Confidentiality
Dr is held vicariously responsible (employees' actions)

18

What are the common criminal charges against chiro's assoc. w/?

Adjusting w/o permission (assault & battery)
Sexual
Theft

19

What are the M/C type of suits brought against chiro's?

Civil suits

20

What are types of civil suits brought against chiro's?

Personal damage & duress (emotional, financial, etc.)
Malpractice
Breech of contracts
Tort

21

What does binding arbitration mean?

No appeal process

22

What does malfeasance mean?

"Wrong act"

23

What does Res Ipsa Loquitur mean?

"The thing speaks for itself"

24

What does vicarious liability mean?

Dr. is responsible for employee's actions

25

What does direct examination mean?

Questioning from the defense (dr.'s attorney)

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What does cross examination mean?

Questioning from the plaintiff (pt's attorney)

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What does comparative negligence mean?

Dr. & pt. share damage responsibility

28

What does Voir Dire mean?

"To speak the truth" (for prospective juror impartiality)

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What does Primum Non Nocere mean?

"First do no harm"