Majority of lawyers that represent individuals argue against tort reform says it will prevent patients from being protected against negligence. Doctors push for reform saying it protect patients from having to pay the costs of malpractice insurance and increases services. The federal government has refrained from addressing the issue due to being a political and emotional challenge. An article was… Continue Reading.
Hundreds of thousands of people die every year from mistakes in a hospital yet lawmakers seek to take on tort reform. Lawmakers may find Tort reform appealing as it may lower medical costs across the board, but there are many factors to consider. If a doctor is performing surgery and makes a mistake that costs a patient irreparable harm, there… Continue Reading.