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The GOP's Redonkulous Alternative to Obamacare

Taylor Lincoln | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Taylor Lincoln

Policymakers more concerned with their legacies than scoring political points would do well to transfer the energy they have devoted to demonizing litigation to championing proven patient safety measures that would save lives.

New Yorkers Won $6 Billion In Lawsuits Against NYC Since 2000

Posted 10.22.2011 | New York

New York City taxpayers have shelled out six billion dollars to settle claims and lawsuits filed against the city since 2000, The New York Post uncove...

Four Ways to Fix a Broken Legal System

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The land of the free has become a legal minefield, says Philip K. Howard -- especially for teachers and doctors, whose work has been paralyzed by fear of suits. 2010-02-22-howard.jpg

Conservative Argument for Healthcare Reform: Part 4: Pop Torts

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

After attending the Sestak-Toomey debate in Allentown this week I struck up a conversation about medical malpractice with one of the people who questioned the two senate candidates during the forum.

Crime, Punishment and ExxonMobil

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

The direct precedential value of the Exxon decision will cast an ominous shadow over state and federal court decisions on punitive damages for years to come.