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Medical Malpractice: A Comprehensive Explanation
Medical Malpractice: A Comprehensive Explanation


Flash Drive Containing .mp3 Audio File and .pdf Course Book File

In this May 23, 2016, 3.3-hour presentation, Michael J. Hutter, Esquire provides a comprehensive explanation of the important topic of medical malpractice. Using his many years of practicing in this area of the law, he covers, inter alia, other possible claims, the necessary elements for a medical malpractice claim, proving medical malpractice, and additional liability matters. Whether you are new to, or experienced in, medical malpractice, you will receive helpful tips, warnings, and suggestions in this program.

Mr. Hutter is Professor of Law at Albany Law School where he teaches Advanced Evidence and other courses. He is also Special Counsel to the Albany, New York law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP.

Major topics:

Malpractice generally
Medical malpractice and related claims
- negligence, battery, informed consent, fraud and non-disclosure, contract
Elements for a medical malpractice claim
- physician-patient relationship
- standard of care
- breach or departure
- proximate cause
Proving medical malpractice
- expert testimony
- res ipsa loquitur
- learned treatises
- medical records
Additional liability matters
- vicarious liability
- liability for breach of confidentiality
- wrongful birth and life claims

TABLE OF CONTENTS AND SAMPLE PAGES: Our sister site,, offers this course book for purchase (without audio or CLE credit). There, you can see the complete Table of Contents and some Sample Pages. Click here to see these: Medical Malpractice: A Comprehensive Explanation (36-Page Book). Use your back button to return here to earn CLE credit.

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