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Asoc. Clin. Sciences

Part 2 Boards: Jurisprudence

QuestionAnswer
Transfer of a patient to another doctor without the patient's consent. Abandonment
Threat of violence to another person Assault
Adjusting without consent Battery
A dispute that is resolved by an unbiased third party and has no appeal process Binding Arbitration
Malpractice cases against chiros are tried in this court Civil Court
Acceptance, consideration, 2 or more competent parties, legal object and consent to contract. Contract
Any intentional false communication, either written or spoken, that harms a person's reputation Defamation of Character
Worker's comp, FICA and SS for their employees Employers Must Pay
The patient has the procedure explained to them, understands and agrees to it Expressed Consent
Good faith rendering of care at an emergency isn't liable for civil damages. Good Samaritan Law
The patient is unable to communicate their consent, but life saving interventions are required Implied consent
Providing the patient with feasible alternatives and informed of dangers of treatment Informed Consent
A false statement submitted in writing that harms another Llibel
A professional negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which care provided deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient. Malpractice
Failure to conform to the standard of care expected and imposed by law Negligence
Where the burden of proof lies in a court of law Plaintiff
Employer is responsible for actions of employees Respondent Superior
A false verbal statement about another Slander
Length of time you have to sue for an injury Statute of Limitation
The patient is mentally incapable of understanding the procedure and/or the ramifications of consent or refused, so consent is given or withheld on their behalf by a legal designate Third Party Consent
The body of the law which allows an injured person to obtain compensation from the person who caused the injury Tort
Responsibility is imposed upon one person for failure of another in the case of a special relationships Vicarious Liability
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