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Reasonable Care under Uncertainty

Charles F. Manski

in Patient Care under Uncertainty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194738
eISBN:
9780691195360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter develops decision-theoretic principles for reasonable care under uncertainty. It discusses some reasonable ways to choose among undominated actions. When addressing this issue, decision ... More


Conclusion

Charles F. Manski

in Patient Care under Uncertainty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194738
eISBN:
9780691195360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This concluding chapter provides suggestions that encourage putting the themes of the book into practice. It returns to the question from Chapter 1: “Should clinicians adhere to guidelines or ... More


Strict Duties and the Rule of Law

Stephen A Smith

in Private Law and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729327
eISBN:
9780191796265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729327.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that strict duties are incompatible with the rule of law because they provide misleading guidance. In a legal system that contains duties to take reasonable care, the only ... More


Negligence Liability

Ernest J. Weinrib

in The Idea of Private Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665815
eISBN:
9780191748622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665815.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter elucidates the immanence of corrective justice in negligence liability. It examines each of the negligence concepts (reasonable care, the duty of care, proximate cause, factual cause, ... More


A Population Health Perspective on Reasonable Care

Charles F. Manski

in Patient Care under Uncertainty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194738
eISBN:
9780691195360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter views patient care from a population health perspective. The argument for treatment variation strengthens when one considers patient care as a population health problem rather than from ... More


Reasonable Care with Sample Data

Charles F. Manski

in Patient Care under Uncertainty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194738
eISBN:
9780691195360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194738.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers reasonable decision making with sample data from randomized trials. It continues discussion of reasonable patient care under uncertainty. Because of its centrality to ... More


Contributory Negligence: Conceptual and Normative Issues

Kenneth W. Simons

in The Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265795
eISBN:
9780191682971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265795.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines conceptual and normative issues concerning contributory negligence and places them within the broader conceptual, doctrinal, and normative framework of tort law. It assesses the ... More


Fault and Breach of Contract

Barry Nicholas

in Good Faith and Fault in Contract Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265788
eISBN:
9780191682964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265788.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

This chapter presents the French model of contractual liability, which includes three categories. The first requires the use of reasonable care. The second imposes strict liability to achieve a ... More


Actions on the case for negligence

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how actions on the case were used to obtain compensation for various forms of harm caused by negligence even when there was no undertaking to use care. Early examples were those ... More


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