apology law
 n.— «Apology laws, as they are called, allow doctors to express sympathy and compassion after a patient is injured without fear that their words will be used against them in a civil suit.» —“Dear Doctor:Learn to say, ‘I’m sorry’” by Carrie Lavargna TCPalm (Florida) Mar. 4, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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