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Malpractice Insurance

Patients, Beware When Doctors 'Go Bare'

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 03.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Spencer Aronfeld

Because uninsured doctors are undesirable defendants for most personal injury lawyers, when any Florida medical malpractice lawyer investigates a potential claim, one of the first questions asked is, "Does the doctor have malpractice insurance?"

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?

Shoot This Stalking Horse for Tort Reform -- The Debt Commission's Bait and Switch

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

It was just a lone sentence tacked on to the very end of a long New York Times article titled "Panel Seeks Social Security Cuts and Higher Taxes," abo...

Where Are the Family Doctors?

Stephan A. Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stephan A. Schwartz

In 2010, the United States has 352,908 primary care doctors. Some estimate that 45,000 more will be needed by 2020. Will they be there? Most who examine the issue believe they will not.