Medical Malpractice Research
Note: Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw are available only to users who have individual IDs and passwords. Other sources may be UW Restricted.
Area of Law by Topic > Health Care > US & Canadian Law Reviews Combined
HTH-TP contains health-related articles in law reviews and legal newsletters.
LexisNexis: Area of Law by Topic > Medical > Medical Journals > All Full-Text Medical Journals
LexisNexis: Area of Law by Topic > Torts > Multi-Source Groups > Medical & Health Materials Combined. Contains medical and health journals, news, and reference publications.
LexisNews: News & Business > Science & Technology > Medical & Healthcare > Healthcare News, Current. Covers the last 2 years.
Westlaw: HTHNEWS. Contains health-related news and information from newspapers, magazines, journals, newsletters, transcripts, and wire services.
CCH: Search for E-Newsletters or Report Letters on medical malpractice or use the Tracker News feature which sends daily updates through e-mail or RSS Readers on your topic of interest. [UW Restricted]
Photo by takomabibelot via Flickr
American Law of Medical Malpractice, 3d ed., 3 vols., annual supplements (Table of contents)
KF2905.3 .P43 2005 at Classified Stacks
Attorneys' Textbook of Medicine
& Lexis Advance
Harney's Medical Malpractice, 5th ed. (Table of contents)
KF2905.3 .H37 2011 at Classified Stacks
Medical Liability in a Nutshell, 3d ed.
KF2905.3.Z9 B68 2011 at Reference Area
Search library catalogs to find additional books. Search by keyword or use one or more of the following subject headings:
- Insurance, Liability -- Malpractice -- United States
- Malpractice -- Legislation & jurisprudence -- United States
- Malpractice -- Trends -- United States
- Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States
- Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States
- Physicians' malpractice insurance -- United States
- Tort liability of hospitals -- United States
Using UW Libraries Search,
See the Gallagher guide on Other Library Catalogs for information on locating books and material beyond the Gallagher Law Library, the UW Libraries, and Summit.
Use the Search > Books feature to see specific sections of books discussing your topic. Available only to registered Amazon users.
National Academies Press
Includes publications from the National Academy of Science and the Institute of Medicine.
Portal to government publications and websites.
ProQuest Statistical Insight [UW Restricted]
Indexes statistical series and reports from federal and state agencies and various other associations and organizations. "Medical malpractice" is an index term.
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Prepares reports responding to Congressional inquiries, including titles such as Medical Malpractice: Implications of Rising Premiums on Access to Health Care (Aug. 2003).
Washington State Medical Association
The Impact of Medical Malpractice Insurance and Tort Law on Washington's Health Care Delivery System
Associations & Interest Groups
The following list only identifies a few of the organizations with an interest in this issue.
American Medical Association, Medical Liability Reform includes talking points and issue analysis.
Americans for Insurance Reform includes articles on medical malpractice and tort reform.
Health Coalition on Liability and Access includes fact sheets and links to studies and reports.
National Center for State Courts, Court Statistics Project links to statistics on tort filings and medical malpractice filings under Frequently Requested Information.
National Conference of State Legislatures includes a page of links to Medical Liability/Medical Malpractice NCSL Resources.
Public Citizen, Medical Malpractice contains articles, fact sheets, press releases, and reports.
Rand Institute for Civil Justice includes reports and articles.
Other Research Guides
Boston University Law Library, Health Law Research
California Western School of Law Library, Medical Malpractice Library Guide
Georgetown Law Library, Health Law Research Guide
Pace Law Library, Health Law Research Guide - Medical Malpractice