SHS Web Conf.
Volume 51, 20186th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference SOCIETY. HEALTH. WELFARE (Part II)
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Published online||07 November 2018|
The role of the Occupational Court of Latvian Medical Association in the system of legal liability of medical practitioners
Rıga Stradiņš University, Latvia
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The article The Role of the Occupational Court of Latvian Medical Association in the System of Legal Liability of Medical Practitioners describes the system of professional liability of medical practitioners, analyzing in details one of the institutions, which ensures professional liability of doctors and dentists – the Occupational Court of Latvian Medical Association. The article characterizes the position and role of the Occupational Court in the system of legal liability of medical practitioners, researches legal regulation for operations of the Occupational Court, the essence of the Occupational Court proceedings and the legal nature of decisions made in the Occupational Court. The article identifies potential problems in operations of the Occupational Court, making proposals how to eliminate the problems found out. The authors offer to expand the competence of the Occupational Court in the future. The article also touches upon such problematic issues relating to legal liability of medical practitioners as doctor's errors and medical errors, causality, etc.
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