Updates: Doctors

July 31, 2012

Project Lawsuit Abuse Newsmakers

Tort reformers have been turning up all over the internet recently. We took the liberty of rounding up some of the standouts. You may recognize a few friends of Project Lawsuit Abuse in there. Here are some of the newsmakers from around the country:

June 27, 2012

Everyone is talking about healthcare – but what’s missing?

While media and politicos seem to be buzzing about the upcoming Supreme Court decision on healthcare, there is another solution to providing the best medical services that we’d like to note.

Medical malpractice suits limit a doctor’s ability to provide the best and most efficient services possible by keeping doctors in the courtroom—and not the hospital.  Some large legal bills are even forcing doctors to close up shop and move to different states where the legal environment is more fair.   Overall, medical lawsuits are adding to the increasingly large healthcare cost that our country is carrying.

May 8, 2012

Aloha Lawsuit Abuse—And We Mean That As Goodbye!

While it has been reported that the number of malpractice suits in Pennsylvania has dropped off from 2011’s increase, not all states are quite so lucky…. 

November 29, 2011

The Benefits Speak for Themselves

Detractors of legal reform can be counted on to release “studies” and “reports” that support why they think legal reform is bad, but what they don’t ever talk about is all of the positive effects legal reform has had on state economies.

Case in point: Texas.

This week, Dr. Thomas Wilder, M.D., a board member of the Bay Area Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, authored a piece in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times looking at the obvious and monumental benefits of legal reform in the state.

July 13, 2010

Doctors are Running out of Places to go

Doctors have reasons to fear practicing medicine in quite a few states these days.  Last week we mentioned how reformers in Illinois fear doctors may start to leave the state due to the possibility of increasing liability insurance costs. Now let’s look at Pennsylvania.


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