Ashford 4: – Week 3 – Discussion 2
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your post and responses.
Watch the series of videos related to the documentary movie Hot Coffee and/or watch the full-length feature film if you are able to procure it. Each of the video clips are approximately five minutes in length. Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words and utilize at least two scholarly sources, not including the course text. Address the following as you respond: Explain whether you believe that our justice system promotes frivolous law suits or protects against them. Analyze the various elements that people should take into consideration prior to filing a lawsuit that might be perceived as “frivolous.” Explain the ethical considerations surrounding such lawsuits in the health care arena.
Required Response: Respond to at least two classmates. Examine their explanation of our justice system in relation to promoting or protecting against frivolous lawsuits. Discuss whether or not their explanation can apply to medical malpractice. Your responses should contain at least 100 words.