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Medical Malpractice Caps

Med Mal Caps Hurt Patients

Shirley Svorny | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Shirley Svorny

Placing caps would reduce malpractice insurers' incentives to oversee physician practice patterns and reduce incentives to manage risk in our health care system, and make health care that much riskier for all of us.

Why Not Cap Malpractice Premiums or Insurance Company Profits Rather Than Victim Awards?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

There is debate as to whether "frivolous" medical malpractice awards have any effect on national health care costs. Under what other circumstances would we punish persons who have legitimate claims because others have filed frivolous ones?