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Malpractice Suits #539730

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Chicago, Illinois) American Med. Association's claim of crisis in malpractice suits and settlements examined; Judy Hark's case cited as example [HARK - feels such suits are appropriate.] Incr. in malpractice insurance premiums described. [American Medical Association spokesperson Dr. James SAMMONS - notes public bears economy burden of malpractice suits.] [Dr. George SISSON, Senior - notes impact of malpractice suits on older doctors] [Attorney J.D. SPENCE - has no sympathy for doctors; explains.] Michael Ryan's record award in Illinois malpractice suit mentioned.
REPORTER: Mary Nissenson

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Nissenson, Mary
Duration:
00:02:10

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