THE FOLLOWING CASES ARE REQUIRED READING FOR THE COURSE:
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List does not yet correspond to order presented in course.
Bang v. Charles T. Miller Hospital
This case addresses medical battery and informed consent.
Berthiaume v. Pratt. M.D.
This case addresses invasion of privacy.
Hicks v. Arkansas State Medical Board
This case addresses invalid administrative regulations
Shilkret v. Annapolis Emergency Hospital
This case addresses standards of care.
Canterbury v. Spence
This case addresses the therapeutic privilege exception to informed consent.
Cobbs v. Grant
This case addresses the therapeutic privilege exception to
informed consent and reaches a slightly different conclusion than Canterbury.
Olson v. Molsen
This case addresses public policy and the invalidity of exculpatory contracts in medicine.
Schneider v. Revici
This case addresses alternative medicine and assumption of risk