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Health Care Tort Law Winter 1999 - Exam

(Remember - we do not read the same cases each year.)

Health Care Torts - Winter 2000

Consent and Duty

Class 1

No Assignment

History Of Medical Science

Class 2

Introduction To Health Care Business Organizations

Class 3

Moore v. Webb, 345 S.W.2d 239 (Mo.App. 1961)

Guide - Moore v. Webb, 345 S.W.2d 239 (Mo.App. 1961)

Professor's secret #1 - How to markup a case

Cobbs v. Grant, 8 Cal. 3d 229, 502 P.2d 1, 104 Cal. Rptr. 505 (Cal. 1972)

Study Guide - Cobbs v. Grant, 8 Cal. 3d 229, 502 P.2d 1, 104 Cal. Rptr. 505 (Cal. 1972)

Class 4

Class 5

Finish Cobbs v. Grant

Truman v. Thomas, 27 Cal. 3d 285, 611 P.2d 902, 165 Cal. Rptr. 308 (Cal. 1980)

Study Guide - Truman v. Thomas, 27 Cal. 3d 285, 611 P.2d 902, 165 Cal. Rptr. 308 (Cal. 1980)

Class 6

Moore v. Regents of University of California, 51 Cal. 3d 120, 793 P.2d 479, 271 Cal. Rptr. 146 (Cal. 07/09/1990)

Study Guide - Moore v. Regents of University of California, 51 Cal. 3d 120, 793 P.2d 479, 271 Cal. Rptr. 146 (Cal. 07/09/1990)

Note to the wise - read Moore carefully, following the study guide to make sure you understand the case and the issues in pleading.

Class 7

Wilkerson v. Mid-America Cardiology, 908 S.W.2d 691 (Mo.App. W.D. Jul 25, 1995)

Guide to Wilkerson v. Mid-America Cardiology, 908 S.W.2d 691 (Mo.App. W.D. Jul 25, 1995)

Privileged Information

Brandt v. Medical Defense Associates, 856 S.W.2d 667 (Mo. 1993)

Guide to Brandt v. Medical Defense Associates, 856 S.W.2d 667 (Mo. 1993)

Class 8

Finish Brandt

State ex rel. Faith Hosp. v. Enright, 706 S.W.2d 852 (Mo. 1986)

Guide to State ex rel. Faith Hosp. v. Enright, 706 S.W.2d 852 (Mo. 1986)

Class 9

State ex rel. Health Midwest Development Group, Inc. v. Daugherty, 965 S.W.2d 841 (Mo. 1998)

Guide to State ex rel. Health Midwest Development Group, Inc. v. Daugherty, 965 S.W.2d 841 (Mo. 1998)

Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Managed Care

Class 10

Shea v. Esensten, 107 F.3d 625 (8th Cir.1997)

Guide to Shea v. Esensten, 107 F.3d 625 (8th Cir.1997)

Presentation of Evidence

Class 11

Gridley v. Johnson, 476 S.W.2d 475 (Mo. 1972)

Guide to Gridley v. Johnson, 476 S.W.2d 475 (Mo. 1972)

Wilkerson v. Prelutsky, 943 S.W.2d 643 (Mo. 1997)

Guide to Wilkerson v. Prelutsky, 943 S.W.2d 643 (Mo. 1997)

Class 12

Finish Wilkerson if necessary

Statute of Limitations

Weiss v. Rojanasathit, 975 S.W.2d 113 (Mo. 1998)

Guide to Weiss v. Rojanasathit, 975 S.W.2d 113 (Mo. 1998)

Mo - 516.105. Actions against health care providers (medical malpractice)

Class 13

Caldwell v. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers-South, Inc., 943 S.W.2d 5 (Mo.App. S.D. Feb 27, 1997)

Guide to Caldwell v. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers-South, Inc., 943 S.W.2d 5 (Mo.App. S.D. Feb 27, 1997)

537.100. Limitation of action--effect of absence of defendant and nonsuit

MO Laws On Wrongful Death and Survival

A hint - if you do not remember lost chance and wrongful death from Torts I, you might review Wollen:

Wollen v. DePaul Health Center, 828 S.W.2d 681 (Mo. 1992)

Guide to Wollen v. DePaul Health Center, 828 S.W.2d 681 (Mo. 1992

EMTALA

Class 14 (22 Feb)

Burditt V. U.S. HHS, 934 F.2d 1362 (CTA 5th 1991)

Guide to Burditt V. U.S. HHS, 934 F.2d 1362 (CTA 5th 1991)

Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act - 1395dd

Class 15 (24 Feb)

Summers v. Baptist Medical Center Arkadelphia, 91 F.3d 1132 (8th Cir. 1996)

Guide to Summers v. Baptist Medical Center Arkadelphia, 91 F.3d 1132 (8th Cir. 1996)

Class 16 (29 Feb)

Finish Burditt and Summers

Class 17 (2 March)

Hammonds v. Jewish Hosp., 899 S.W.2d 527 (Mo. Ct. App. 1995)

Guide to Hammonds v. Jewish Hosp., 899 S.W.2d 527 (Mo. Ct. App. 1995)

Products Liability in Health Care

Class 18 (7 March)

Introduction to Products Liability and the FDA

(No reading assignment)

Products Liability Review Materials

Products Liability Issues in Health Care

Restatement of Torts 402a and 402b

Class 19 (March 14)

Introduction to the FDA

(No reading assignment)

Class 20 (March 16)

Sterling Drug Inc. v. Yarrow, 408 F.2d 978 (8th Cir. 1969)

Guide to Sterling Drug Inc. v. Yarrow, 408 F.2d 978 (8th Cir. 1969)

Class 21 (March 21)

Stevens v. Parke, Davis & Co., 507 P.2d 653 (Cal. 1973)

Guide to Stevens v. Parke, Davis & Co., 507 P.2d 653 (Cal. 1973)

Class 22 (March 23)

Feldman v. Lederle Laboratories, 479 A.2d 374 (N.J. 1984)

Guide to Feldman v. Lederle Laboratories, 479 A.2d 374 (N.J. 1984)

Class 23 (April 4)

Perez v. Wyeth Laboratories Inc., 161 N.J. 1, 734 A.2d 1245 (N.J. Aug 09, 1999)

Guide - Perez v. Wyeth Laboratories Inc., 161 N.J. 1, 734 A.2d 1245 (N.J. Aug 09, 1999)

Class 24 (April 6)

Cipollone v Liggett Group, Inc. 505 U.S. 504 (US 1992)

Guide - Cipollone v Liggett Group, Inc. 505 U.S. 504 (US 1992)

Concentrate on the majority for Thursday - through para 88.

Class 25 (April 11)

Guest presentation by James Frickleton

Class 26 (April 13)

Finish Cipollone

Class 27 (April 18)

Cafazzo v. Central Medical Health Services, Inc., 668 A.2d 521 (Pa. 1995)

Guide to Cafazzo v. Central Medical Health Services, Inc., 668 A.2d 521 (Pa. 1995)

Mulligan v. Truman Medical Center, 950 S.W.2d 576 (Mo.App. W.D., 1997)

Guide to Mulligan v. Truman Medical Center, 950 S.W.2d 576 (Mo.App. W.D. 1997)

Class 28 (April 20)

Finish the cases and review.

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