11 Nov 2009

Tort Law Changes Hurt Real Patients

It is imperative that lawmakers understand that tort law changes will not fix America’s broken health care system, and only hurts families like the Foughts from getting justice. Health care reform must improve patient safety, not limit people’s legal rights. With 98,000 unnecessary deaths every year, there’s just too much at stake.

30 Sep 2009

Fool Me Once: The Insurance Industry Looks to Tort Reform to Pad Profits

In the immortal words of the 43rd President of the United States, “fool me once, shame on you. Fool me … you can’t get fooled again.”

Tort reform has made fools out of a lot of people for many years. First, it is touted as the answer for doctor’s skyrocketing premiums, then for the exploding cost of health care. Yet time after time, the only group that ever really profits from it is the insurance industry.

22 Sep 2009

Tort Reform: A Bad Bargain That Won’t Fix Health Care

American Association for Justice President President Anthony Tarricone writes that tort reform is a bad bargain that will not fix health care.