Flashcards in Jurisprudence Deck (29):
The transfer of a pt to another dr w/o the pt's consent
Threat of violence to another person
Adjusting w/o consent
Type of arbitration that has no appeal process
Malpractice cases against chiropractors are tried in this court
What are some items that employers must pay for their employees?
Good faith rendering of care at an emergency isn't liable for civil damages
Good Samaritan Law
Providing the pt w/ feasible alternatives & informed of dangers of tx
A false statement submitted in writing that harms another
Failure to conform to the standard of care expected & imposed by law
Where the burden of proof lies in a court of law
Employer is responsible for actions of employees is known by what?
A false verbal statement about another
Length of time you have to sue for an injury
Statute of Limitation
Something that causes harm/loss to another person/property
What 4 things must be present for a malpractice suit?
What are examples of breech of contract?
Promising a cure
Abandonment (7 days to find a new dr.)
Dr is held vicariously responsible (employees' actions)
What are the common criminal charges against chiro's assoc. w/?
Adjusting w/o permission (assault & battery)
What are the M/C type of suits brought against chiro's?
What are types of civil suits brought against chiro's?
Personal damage & duress (emotional, financial, etc.)
Breech of contracts
What does binding arbitration mean?
No appeal process
What does malfeasance mean?
What does Res Ipsa Loquitur mean?
"The thing speaks for itself"
What does vicarious liability mean?
Dr. is responsible for employee's actions
What does direct examination mean?
Questioning from the defense (dr.'s attorney)
What does cross examination mean?
Questioning from the plaintiff (pt's attorney)
What does comparative negligence mean?
Dr. & pt. share damage responsibility
What does Voir Dire mean?
"To speak the truth" (for prospective juror impartiality)