Thursday, July 07, 2005

Another Study Casts Doubt on the Malpractice Liability "Crisis"

The New York Times reports on a new study by the Center for Justice and Democracy showing malpractice premiums rising 120% over the past five years while payouts were flat.

Update 7/8/05: Here's James Copland's rebuttal.


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