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Gubernatorial Candidate Offers Interesting Plan on Lowering Malpractice Insurance Rates

The debate on tort reform has drawn some distinctive lines in the sand at this point. On one side, big business and insurance companies, along with the American Medical Association, argue that caps…

Chris Nace

Haynesworth's Rhabdomyolysis Often Caused by Medications

The Washington Post reports that Washington Redskin’s defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth is suffering from rhabdomyolysis:

Albert Haynesworth’s ongoing tiff with Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan…

Chris Nace

Insurance Industry Acknowledges Extreme Cost of Medical Errors

The Pop Tort reports today that the insurance industry has finally had to concede a point it has been fighting for some time: medical errors cost the economy and extraordinary amount of…

Matthew Nace

Improper Genetic Testing and Delayed Corrections Lead to Shut Down at Georgetown

In the age of highly sophisticated and technological medical treatment, testing is still only as effective as the competence of those conducting the tests. This weekend Georgetown…

Chris Nace

ABC News Reports Most Doctors Will Face Only One Lawsuit During Career

ABC News reported today that according to the AMA most doctors will face only one medical malpractice lawsuit throughout their entire careers. First, we must consider that

The survey was funded…

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Florida Families Finding Tort Reform Unjust

Advocates of medical mapractice tort reform usually present it as a cure for an out of control civil justice system. However, a few families in Florida are now finding how unjust tort reform really…

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New Guidelines May Make VBAC's More Prominent

The New York Times has recently reported that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has begun to loosen the guidelines permitting Vaginal-Birth After Caesarian (VBAC). The New…

Chris Nace

Massachusetts Awarded Grant Money to Study Patient Safety and Liability Claims

The Providence Business Journal reports today that Massachusetts was one of several states to be awarded a grant for the Department of Health and Human Services to create certain pilot projects…

Chris Nace

Medical Malpractice Statutes of Limitation in DC, Maryland and West Virginia

I understand that when a loved one is hurt or killed as a result of medical negligence, a lawsuit is not the first thing a grieving family thinks of. In fact, it probably isn’t one of the top 100…

Chris Nace

Repeal of McCarran-Ferguson Act a Better Option than Tort Reform

Interesting letter in Roll Call today by Congressman Jerrold Nadler. In discussing the recent reforms of our health care system, Nadler points out that if we want to reduce the cost of malpractice…