Japan mulls automatic redress plan for victims of medical malpractice

side note: Obviously, this is not a solution to the United States’ medical malpractice issues, but it does illuminate how other countries are struggling with medical professional liability issues. What is interesting — and similar to a new plan launched in New York State — is the compensation fund for neurologically impaired infants that Japan has been operating since 2009.

The Japan Times: Sunday, July 10, 2011

The government will consider creating a program in which compensation will automatically be paid to patients involved in medical accidents regardless of doctor liability, government sources said.

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