Benjamin J. McMichael

University of Alabama - School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 870382

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Sorry Is Never Enough: How State Apology Laws Fail to Reduce Medical Malpractice Liability Risk

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael, R. Van Horn and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Medical malpractice, apology law, tort reform, litigation

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The Failure of ‘Sorry’: An Empirical Evaluation of Apology Laws, Health Care, and Medical Malpractice

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Apology Law, Malpractice, Physicians, Tort Reform

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The Impact of Cannabis Access Laws on Opioid Prescribing

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3320778, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-60
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 30 Jan 2019
Benjamin J. McMichael, R. Van Horn and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Strategy and Business Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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cannabis, marijuana, opioids

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Taming Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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State Farm decision, damages caps, blockbuster punitive damages

Beyond Physicians: The Effect of Licensing and Liability Laws on the Supply of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, 2017
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 02 Aug 2017
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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nurse practitioner, physician assistant, occupational licensing, scope of practice, malpractice

Beyond Physicians: The Effect of Licensing and Liability Laws on the Supply of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

MERCATUS WORKING PAPER
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Beyond Physicians: The Effect of Licensing and Liability Laws on the Supply of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 732-771, 2018
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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The Punitive Damages Calculus: The Differential Incidence of State Punitive Damages Reforms

Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-52, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Benjamin J. McMichael and W. Kip Viscusi
University of Alabama - School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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punitive damages, tort reform, damages caps, blockbuster awards

Shifting the Fat-Tailed Distribution of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-18
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2013
W. Kip Viscusi and Benjamin J. McMichael
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Alabama - School of Law
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punitive damages, blockbuster awards, fat tail, State Farm, product liability, tort

Shifting the Fat‐Tailed Distribution of Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 350-377, 2014
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
W. Kip Viscusi and Benjamin J. McMichael
Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Alabama - School of Law
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The Demand for Healthcare Regulation: The Effect of Political Spending on Occupational Licensing Laws

Southern Economic Journal, Volume 84, Issue 1, Pages 297-316, 2017
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 May 2015 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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occupational licensing, interest group, political spending, nurse practitioner, physician assistant

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Scope-of-Practice Laws and Patient Safety: Evidence from the Opioid Crisis

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3300365
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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opioid, nurse practitioner, scope of practice, healthcare workforce

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Responses to Liability Immunization: Evidence from Medical Devices

U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3420311
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2019
Elissa Philip Gentry and Benjamin J. McMichael
Florida State University - College of Law and University of Alabama - School of Law
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Medical Device, Liability, FDA, Regulation

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Healthcare Licensing and Liability

95 Indiana Law Journal (2020, Forthcoming), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3357904
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2019
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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malpractice, medical liability, occupational licensing, scope of practice

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Technical Appendix to 'Healthcare Licensing and Liability'

Article published at 95 Ind. L.J. (2020, Forthcoming), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3357906
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2019
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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Appendices to 'Beyond Physicians: The Effect of Licensing and Liability Laws on the Supply of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants'

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Benjamin J. McMichael
University of Alabama - School of Law
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