The role of the Occupational Court of Latvian Medical Association in the system of legal liability of medical practitioners

Aldis Liepins, Osvalds Joksts, Janis Vetra

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSHS Web of Conferences
Subtitle of host publication6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference SOCIETY. HEALTH. WELFARE (Part II)
EditorsUldis Berķis, Lolita Vilka
PublisherEDP Sciences
Number of pages12
Volume51
ISBN (Print)978-2-7598-9059-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Event6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference on Society, Health, Welfare - Riga, Latvia
Duration: 23 Nov 201625 Nov 2016
Conference number: 6

Publication series

NameSHS Web of Conferences
ISSN (Print)2261-2424

Conference

Conference6th International Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference on Society, Health, Welfare
CountryLatvia
CityRiga
Period23/11/1625/11/16

Keywords

  • occupational court
  • Latvian Medical Association
  • medical practitioners
  • legal liability

Field of Science

  • 3.3 Health sciences
  • 5.5 Law

Publication Type

  • 3.1. Articles or chapters in proceedings/scientific books indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database

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