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med law 2

med law n ethics 2

a person won, even if not present, is related with the performance of a felonious act (crime) accessory
the use of force or violence upon the person or another "treatment without consent" battery
negligence on the part of the plaintiff which is proximate (probable) cause of or contributing to the patients' injury contributory negligence
the accused: he who denies or defends against the accusations of another defendant
written testimony; under oath, in response to interrogation (written and/ or oral questioning deposition
minor whose parents have surrendered all rights/claims, responsibility in relation to him. generally regarded as able to consent for themselves, a married, divorced or pregnant minor emancipated minor
one entrusted by the law with the care and/or property of another guardian
bound or obligated by law: responsible; chargeable liable
"holding the place" a deputy, substitute, lieutenant or representative locum tenens `
the performance of an improper action malfeasance
the improper performance of an action which is approved misfeasance
a crime less than a felony misdemeanor
not of sound mind; insane, any mental derangement non compos mentis
the person who complains; the accuser; he who brings suit plaintiff
the cause of the injury, was closely related to the defendants negligence proximate cause
an exception to the hearsay rule evidence admissible even though it may be hearsay res gestae
the thing speaks for itself" obvious charge circumstantial evidence doctrine nature of the injury strongly or obviously implicates negligence res ipsa loquitur
defamation of character by verbal statements slander
or other things under his control and to produce them as evidence subpoena duces tecum
failure to preform an approved action nonfeasance
Created by: t4achange