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On Burden of Proof in Medical Negligence

  • Xinbao Zhang
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Abstract

Where there exists a medical contract between the patient and the doctor, if the doctor’s negligence leads to personal harms to the patient, the doctor’s behavior constitutes the non-performance of obligations due to his failure of proper fulfillment of contractual obligations and his negligence also constitutes the infringement on the patient’s personal rights including the right to life, right to body, and right to health.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Renmin University of China Law School, China Legal Science Journals PressBeijingChina

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