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What does POC stand for?

POC stands for Probability of Causation

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A doctor can often predict whether the probability of causation that a plaintiff will be able to establish using statistical evidence is lower or higher than 50%.
Coverage includes basic epidemiologic study designs, basic statistical methods, multivariate models, special-purpose designs, modeling exposure-time-response relationships, longitudinal models, time-series models for acute effects, spatial models, ecologic inference, measurement error and exposure models, multiple risk factors and interactions, mechanistic models, intervention studies, risk assessment, probability of causation and compensation, and further challenges.
72) Yet on the other hand, when courts decide whether to impose liability on the doctor, they apply the preponderance-of-the-evidence rule (PER), and if the probability of causation is 50% or less, they award no damages.