Health and Civil Justice: Innovative Partnerships Between Medicine and the Law

Dec 8, 2020 |
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The high incidence of socially determined health issues—due to employment or benefits issues, substandard housing, domestic violence, and a range of other problems—suggests that legal help could make a notable difference in addressing health-related problems. This discussion, based on the American Academy’s new report, Civil Justice for All, examined the relationship between health and civil justice, paying special attention to recent innovations in Medical-Legal Partnerships.

The Civil Justice Gap