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French Medical Malpractice Law and Policy Through American Eyes: What it Reflects About Public and Private Aspects of American Law


When examining law outside our native country, we often learn as much about our own legal and social system. This Article seeks to illuminate medical malpractice law and policy in the United States as well as in France. To this end, I analyze a major reform that France began in 2002, and situate it in relation to American law and policy.