Medical Apology: H.B. 250 (2014).
Makes an expression of apology, responsibility, liability, sympathy, commiseration, compassion
Makes an expression of apology, responsibility, liability, sympathy, commiseration, compassion or benevolence by a health care provider inadmissible in a medical liability case. It also requires a health care provider to advise a patient to seek legal advice before making an agreement with the patient to correct an unanticipated outcome of medical treatment or care.
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