Pat Malone is an outstanding plaintiff’s attorney who is an experienced medical malpractice lawyer. He has written a new book: The Life You Save: Nine Steps to Finding the Best Medical Care — and Avoiding the Worst. The book deals with medical malpractice and finding a good physician. It’s available at http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0738213047/thliyosa-20#reader You can readChapter One by going to this site: http://lifeyousave.com/excerpt.html. You can read Chapter Two, and watch an interview with Paton the Today show, by clicking here: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/31852307/ns/today_books-family_and_health….
David Ball and Don Keenan have done an excellent job of outlining the importance of Reptile motivation and the practical applications in their book Reptile. They recommend the plaintiff show the defendant’s actions constitute an immediate public danger and that a verdict for the plaintiff will reduce that danger. Since the ultimate goal is survival, safety and safe practices are the way to achieve it. This case, you should argue, presents an opportunity to make things safer by their verdict….