President Bush wants to reduce the amount of money juries can award to plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases in order to discourage what he calls frivolous lawsuits and to stem the rise of malpractice insurance costs. A look at what's wrong with the medical justice system and a range of ideas for improving it.
president of Johns Hopkins University
executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy
president of the Physician Insurers' Association of America
mother of son, Colin, who won a malpractice award related to disabilities acquired at birth