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Guest Host: Steve Roberts
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.
- Lisa Gourley mother of son, Colin, who won a malpractice award related to disabilities acquired at birth
- Larry Smarr president of the Physician Insurers' Association of America
- Joanne Doroshow executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy
- William Brody president of Johns Hopkins University
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