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     PRE-INJURY AGREEMENTS TO ARBITRATE
            HEALTH CARE DISPUTES:
   LEGALLY “SHOCKING” OR LEGALLY SENSIBLE?
                Sandra S. Benson, Middle Tennessee State University

                                            ABSTRACT

        As healthcare providers continue to face unprecedented litigation and rising costs, many are
seeking ways to reduce the costs of litigation and the unpredictability of emotional jury trials and
large verdicts. One response is to provide an arbitration agreement in the treatment or admission
contract prior to providing services. The business objectives of such arbitration provisions include
the increased likel
								
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