A Review of the Treatment of Periodic Payments by the 11th Circuit in Dixon v. United States
Paul R. Bjorklund. 2020. A Review of the Treatment of Periodic Payments by the 11th Circuit in Dixon v. United States. Journal of Legal Economics 26(1-2): pp. 125–136.
This article examines an 11th Circuit decision that dealt with the dual requirements of Florida statutory periodic payment rules as well as the Federal Tort Claims Act in a medical malpractice action on behalf of an injured child. According to the court’s own description, its solutions were ‘‘MacGyvered,’’ or cobbled together when precise tools were not available.
Paul R. Bjorklund