"WITH NO EVIL INTENT": THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION OF PHYSICIANS FOR MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE
Abstract:If a person publicly practising as a physician, on being called upon to attend a sick woman, prescribes, with foolhardy presumption or gross recklessness, a course of treatment which causes her death, he may be found guilty of manslaughter, although he acted with her consent, and with no evil intent.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: * Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago.
Publication date: October 1, 2001