Chapter 4.D.3--Affirmative Defenses
a thorough analysis that applies Schneider v. Revici and related
doctrines to patients' cost-motivated refusals of optimal care, see
Mark Hall & Carl Schneider, When Patients Say No (To Save Money):
An Essay on the Tectonics of Health Law, 41 Conn. L. Rev. 743 (2009).
The Oklahoma supreme court ruled that a physician who
responded to a hospital patient's code blue emergency is immune from liability
under the Good Samaritan law. Gomes v. Hameed, 184
P.3d 479 (Okla. 2008).
Arguing for more liability protection of physicians who respond to public health emergencies, such as bioterrorism or a flu pandemic, see Sharona Hoffman, Responders ' Responsibility: Liability and Immunity in Public Health Emergencies, 96 Georgetown L. J. 1913 (2008).
Chapter 4.D.4 -- Arbitration and Waiver
On arbitration, see, Kenneth DeVille, The Jury is Out: Pre-Dispute Binding Arbitrartion Agreements for Medical Malpractice Claims, 28 J. Leg. Med. 333 (2007).