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dc.contributor.author백명호-
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-11T01:10:50Z-
dc.date.available2018-03-11T01:10:50Z-
dc.date.issued2013-10-
dc.identifier.citationJOURNAL OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES, 2013, 10(4), P.639-669en_US
dc.identifier.issn1740-1453-
dc.identifier.issn1740-1461-
dc.identifier.urihttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jels.12022/full-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11754/44822-
dc.description.abstractWe study the effect of damage caps adopted in the 1990s and 2000s on medical malpractice claim rates and payouts. Prior studies found some evidence that caps reduce payout per claim, but mixed and weak evidence on whether caps reduce paid claim rates and payout per physician. However, most prior studies do not allow for the gradual phase-in of damage caps, which usually apply only to lawsuits filed after the reform's effective date, or only to injuries after the effective date. Once we allow for phase-in, we find strong evidence that damage caps reduce both claim rates and payout per claim, with a large combined impact on payout per physician. The drop in claim rates is concentrated in claims with larger payoutsthe ones that we expect to be most affected by a damages cap. Stricter caps have larger effects. Some prior studies also find a large impact of tort reforms other than damage caps. Once we allow for phase-in, we find that these other reforms have no significant impact on either claim rates or payout per claim.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherWILEY-BLACKWELL, 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USAen_US
dc.subjectTORT REFORMSen_US
dc.subjectINSURANCEen_US
dc.titleThe Receding Tide of Medical Malpractice Litigation: Part 2-Effect of Damage Capsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.relation.no4-
dc.relation.volume10-
dc.identifier.doi10.1111/jels.12022-
dc.relation.page639-669-
dc.relation.journalJOURNAL OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES-
dc.contributor.googleauthorPaik, Myungho-
dc.contributor.googleauthorBlack, Bernard-
dc.contributor.googleauthorHyman, David-
dc.relation.code2013013987-
dc.sector.campusS-
dc.sector.daehakCOLLEGE OF POLICY SCIENCE[S]-
dc.sector.departmentDEPARTMENT OF POLICY STUDIES-
dc.identifier.pidmpaik-
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