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Special subject and objective side peculiarities in the corpus delicti of non-assistance to patient, which caused by negligence the death or serious harm to health infliction

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The importance of the presented topic is explained by the high social risk expressed in the occurrence of medical negligence’s adverse consequences, especially when it entails serious harm to the patient’s health or his death. The aim is to establish the revealing proper crime subject peculiarities of non-assistance to patient, which caused by negligence the death or serious harm to health infliction and the causal link between his act and the adverse consequences. The study of the signs of a special subject in the considered corpus delicti, objective side’s conditions and containment identification, as well as the criminal cases consideration practice analysis and the criminal record status under part 2 of article 124 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation are defined as tasks. The empirical basis is provided by statistical data on the criminal record for the studied crime, as well as judicial practice materials, in which the author conducted a content analysis. According to the research results it is noted that the key criterion distinguishing the crimes committed under part 2 of article 124 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation from crimes under part 2 of article 109 and part 2 of article 118 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation is professional-destructive (bona fide) medical defect expressed in the criminal legislation as special subject omission without valid reasons.

Keywords

medical worker, criminal iatrogenesis, medical non-assistance, inflicting death or serious harm, special subject, material corpus delicti

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DOI

10.20310/2587-9340-2023-7-3-422-433

UDC

343.3/.7

Pages

422-433

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Received

2023-08-12

Section of issue

Substantive law

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