Informed Consent: Looking for the Action

32 Pages Posted: 17 Nov 2009

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Leonard L. Riskin

University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Date Written: September 14, 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.

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

Suggested Citation

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1507260

Leonard L. Riskin (Contact Author)

University of Florida - Levin College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 117625
Gainesville, FL 32611-7625
United States

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