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Reducing injustice from recent legislation subsidising insurance and restricting civil liability?

Townsend, Ruth; Faunce, Thomas


Shortly after the start of the new millennium, the Howard Federal Government in Australia was faced with a so-called "crisis" in medical indemnity insurance which may, in fact, have been due to corporate mismanagement. After a four-person review by a committee chaired by Justice Ipp (who currently serves as a justice on the New South Wales Court of Appeal), it agreed to subsidise the indemnity costs of Australian doctors but the quid pro quo was tort law reform legislation in Australian States....[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Medicine
Access Rights: Open Access


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