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Informed Consent: Looking for the Action


Leonard L. Riskin


University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law

September 14, 1975

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 1975, No. 4, 1975

Abstract:     
This Article suggests that the civil action based upon a lack of informed consent, as applied by the courts to date, is inadequate to its assigned task. The Article suggests judicial and legislative changes in the informed consent action to remedy the identified weakness.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 32

Keywords: informed consent, negligence, battery, medical, patient, tort

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Date posted: November 17, 2009  

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Riskin, Leonard L., Informed Consent: Looking for the Action (September 14, 1975). University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 1975, No. 4, 1975. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1507260

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University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law ( email )
P.O. Box 117625
Gainesville, FL 32611-7625
United States
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