Medical Malpractice

Guest Host:

Steve Roberts
Medical Malpractice

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...

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.

Guests

William Brody

president of Johns Hopkins University

Joanne Doroshow

executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy

Larry Smarr

president of the Physician Insurers' Association of America

Lisa Gourley

mother of son, Colin, who won a malpractice award related to disabilities acquired at birth

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