A conference on medical malprative and compensation will be held in December 2010 at the Institute for European Tort Law:
Conference: Medical Malpractice and Compensation in Global Perspective
Date: 3-4 December 2010 (1.5 days)
-- available empirical data on medical errors, compensation, litigation rates and outcomes, and insurance costs (social, private first-party, private liability)
-- attitudes and concerns about the liability and compensation systems
The conference is jointly organised by Richard Wright (Chicago Kent Law School, USA) and Ken Oliphant (Institute for Euopean Tort Law, Vienna) and will lead to a double symposium issue of the Chicago Kent Law Review as well as a title in the Institute's series Tort and Insurance Law (jointly edited by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law).