Judicial treatment of the relationship between causation and the relatively new theory of loss of a chance in medical malpractice cases demonstrates this welter of confusion. In 1992, the Supreme Court of Missouri addressed whether loss of chance can constitute a cause of action under Missouri law. This Note will examine the Wollen decision as well as the myriad of cases addressing loss of chance.
Robert S. Bruer,
Loss of a Chance As a Cause of Action in Medical Malpractice Cases,
59 Mo. L. Rev.
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