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Medical Malpractice Insurance / West Virginia #718659

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 02, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Wheeling, West Virginia: Whitney Casey) The growing disputes between doctors & trial lawyers over the rising cost of malpractice insurance featured; details given of the current strike by surgeons in West Virginia & the near-strike in Pennsylvania. [Attorney Thomas FOLEY†- says the physicians are looking for caps to get immunity from lawsuits.] [In West Virginia hospital, MOTHER - reacts to the situation.] The California program that caps malpractice judgements & the law in Nevada discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Casey, Whitney
Duration:
00:04:20

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