Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Deform in the Political Arena-H.R. 5

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5 called the Protecting Access to Healthcare Act.  It is expected that if it passes the Senate, the President will veto the bill that would restrict consumers access to justice. The bill: 1) … Continue reading

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Tort Deform Proposals Inundate Country

I continue to hear about the tort deform legislation being introduced throughout the country this year by Republicans that overwhelmingly crushed the Democrats in the mid-term elections.   There is no groundswell among the populace demanding that individual rights be eviscerated.  … Continue reading

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Congressional Budget Office Finds No Basis Malpractice Claims Are Driving High Health Care Costs

The recent findings by the CBO that medical malpractice claims have little effect on overall health care spending did not surprise me.  The CBO’s numbers are consistent with the findings of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the … Continue reading

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