This article examines both the potential benefits and detriments of the use of an apology in a legal setting. This article uses the specific environment surrounding a medical malpractice case to help illustrate how and why an apology should or should not be proffered by the Defendant. Ultimately, the reader of this article should have a solid understanding of how an apology can be admissible as evidence in the litigation of a medical malpractice lawsuit.
"Say Sorry and Save: A Practical Argument for a Greater Role for Apologies in Medical Malpractice Law,"
University of Massachusetts Law Review: Vol. 1
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.umassd.edu/umlr/vol1/iss1/8