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Malpractice Insurance Controversy #482627

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 1975
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(Studio) Doctors strike to protest big increases in malpractice insurance premiums.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Francisco, California) Emergency care available at nearly all hospitals. Some doctors to quit medical profession because of high insurance rates; others plan to leave California.

(Tule Lake, California) Husband-wife doctor team to leave this small community at end of month [Dr. Lloyd KLATT - says no one in California expected malpractice ins. rates to increase 360%.] Team must now pay $20,000 per year for malpractice insurance Plan to move to Wyoming, leaving Tule Lake without doctor
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John;
Flick, Bob

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