Monday, 24 of September of 2018

Medical Malpractice Payments Hit All-Time Lows

By Mark Favaloro, Medical Negligence Attorney

A new report by the Public Citizen provides further substantive evidence that the tort reform argument proclaiming that our court system is inundated with frivolous lawsuits is simply false. In fact, medical malpractice payments were at their lowest levels on record by almost any measure in 2011. To learn more, read the story here…

Debunking Tort Reform: New Report Shows Medical Malpractice Payments at Record Lows

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