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About the Authors:
Symposium: Reforming Medical Liability: Global Perspectives
Fall 2011 | Volume 4 Number 1

Barry R. Furrow 
Foreword (pdf) 
The Patient Injury Epidemic: Medical Malpractice as a Curative Tool (pdf)
Professor of Law and Director, Health Law Program, Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University


Robert I. Field 
The Malpractice Crisis Turns 175: What Lessons Does History Hold for Reform? (pdf)
Professor of Law, Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University and Professor of Health Management and Policy, Drexel University School of Public Health


Marc A. Rodwin 
French Medical Malpractice Law and Policy Through American Eyes (pdf)
Edmond J. Safra Research Lab Fellow 2011–2012, Harvard University, and Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School.


Brigitte Feuillet 
The Perruche Case and French Medical Liability (pdf)
Professor of Law, University Rennes 1; Member of Institut Universitaire de France.


Phillipe Pierre 
The Role of Insurance in Compensation for Medical Injuries Since the Kouchner Act (pdf)
Professor, Université de Rennes 1; Director of the Institut de l'Ouest: Droit et Europe (UMR CNRS 6262) [Director of the Institute of the West: Law and Europe]; Faculté de Droit et de Science Politique [Faculty of Law and Political Science]


Dominique Thouvenin 
French Medical Malpractice Compensation Since the Act of March 4, 2002: Liability Rules Combined with Indemnification Rules and Correlated with Several Kinds of Proceedings (pdf)
Professor of Civil Law at EHESP School of Public Health, Rennes - Sorbonne Paris Cité, France; Researcher at The Center for Law, Science and Technology at The University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (CRDST), UMR 8103, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS); Vice-President of the French National Commission on Medical Damages (2005–2008);


Angus Corbett 
Australia: An Integrated Scheme for Regulating Liability for Medical Malpractice and Indemnity Insurance Markets that Does Not Include the Goal of Improving the Safety and Quality of Health Care (pdf)
Angus Corbett, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia; Senior Visiting Fellow, Centre for Clinical Governance Research in Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.


Nathan Cortez 
A Medical Malpractice Model for Developing Countries? (pdf)
Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law


Robert B. Leflar 
Public and Private Justice: Redressing Health Care Harm in Japan (pdf)
Ben J. Altheimer Professor of Legal Advocacy, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, and Professor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock; Visiting Professor, Keio University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Health Management, Tokyo;


Haavi Morreim 
Moral Hazard: The Pros and Cons of Avoiding Data Bank Reports (pdf)
Professor, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center