DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qwdxfm/the_preparation_an) has announced the addition of the "The Preparation and Trial of Medical Malpractice Cases" subscription to their offering.

The Preparation and Trial of Medical Malpractice Cases treats a case as a continuous process, from interviewing the client to closing argument. It offers comprehensive coverage of the questions surrounding health maintenance organizations, including case law on the right to sue an HMO as well as its participating physicians.

You'll find discussion of: how to recognize a meritorious case; the doctrine of alternative liability; the evidentiary value of FDA approval or nonapproval; the continuing treatment doctrine; state statutes regarding motion practice; malpractice liability of alternative medical practitioners; the admissibility of evidence comparing physicians' risk statistics to those of other physicians; use of expert testimony to establish res ipsa loquitur in negligence; the modified standard of proximate cause when a physician's negligence exacerbates a patient's existing condition; violation of the duty to disclose information; contributory negligence in informed consent; distinguishing between medical malpractice and ordinary negligence; liability of nurses; and more. Appendices demonstrate how to analyze a medical brief, depose and examine the defendant physician, and Neinstein & Associates review elicit testimony from your own expert witness. Also included are a sample Bill of Particulars, a sample jury charge and a list of Web sites to assist your medical research.

Key Topics Covered:

PART I - Ascertaining a Medical Malpractice Claim

Chapter 1 Elements of a Cause of Action

Chapter 2 The Initial Evaluation

Chapter 3 Statutes of Limitations

Chapter 4 Informed Consent

Chapter 5 The Initial Medical Investigation

Chapter 6 Res Ipsa Loquitur

Chapter 7 Securing the Medical Expert

PART II - Commencing the personal injury attorneys in Canada Action

Chapter 8 Whom to Sue

Chapter 9 The Complaint

Chapter 10 The Bill of Particulars

Chapter 11 Discovery and Disclosure

Chapter 12 Medical Malpractice Panels

Chapter 12A Motion Practice

PART III - The Trial

Chapter 13 Jury Selection

Chapter 14 The Opening Statement

Chapter 15 The Order of Proof and Evidentiary Issues

Chapter 16 Summation

Chapter 17 Jury Instructions

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