January 1, 2003
The United States Senate killed by inaction a malpractice reform bill approved by the House of Representatives.
July 20, 2006
"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds," as Ralph Waldo Emerson famously wrote. But what about foolish inconsistencies?
March 1, 2005
Using a comprehensive database of closed claims maintained by the Texas Department of Insurance since 1988, this study provides evidence on a range of issues involving medical malpractice litigation, including claim frequency, payout frequency, payment
June 25, 2004
The Chicago Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society
A Luncheon Address by
The Medical Malpractice Crisis:
An Overview of a National Health Care
Phenomenon that Threatens the Practice of Medicine
April 1, 2003
Senior citizens know all too well that doctors are fleeing from the medical profession.
January 1, 2004
In this policy paper, the author takes aim at tort law. He asserts that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce charges that the tort system is wrecking our economy.
January 1, 2002
Skyrocketing medical malpractice insurance premiums are wreaking havoc in communities throughout the United States.
January 1, 2002
Medical Malpractice Payments
for Individual Physicians, 2000
State Median* Total Rank
Alabama $200,000 $34,839,809 24
Alaska 100,000 3,244,459 51
Arizona 150,000 68,920,361 15
Arkansas 91,880 15,220,747 42
November 1, 1999
Patient protection. Public opinion supports it and politicians claim to be its champion. Now both houses of Congress have passed different bills to advance the noble-sounding cause. Many are already celebrating their expectant victory.
October 23, 1999
in this document, the authors address medical malpractice.