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PRLGL 119 - Medical Malpractice for Paralegals

3 credits

This is an introductory course in the specialty field of Medical Malpractice. It combines health sciences and paralegal backgrounds in an attempt to enhance the skills of students in both fields. The class covers basic tort law with medical malpractice litigation. Emphasis is placed on substantive knowledge of law and medicine with skills of legal research and medical record reading. A major component of the course is the application of knowledge to specific legal issues, real, and hypothetical.

Prerequisites: PRLGL 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies  or permission of Curriculum Chair.