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When are paediatricians negligent?
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    When are paediatricians negligent?

    Harvey Marcovitch suggests that it is "good news" that only 4% of cases are settled in court. Nearly half (43%) are settled out of court. Is this because in these cases it is not clear to either party whether there has been negligence or not; or is it because medical attendants have simply performed below average? At any one time half of us, by definition, will perform below average. A settlement out of court, to many p...

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