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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: Kelly O’Donnell) Ways doctors are trying to cope with the rising cost of medical malpractice insurance examined; details given about the California law which puts caps on awards for malpractice suits; statistics cited. [Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Don KOVALSKY, cancer patient Ron PITCH- describe how the high costs affect them.] [Health Care Liability Alliance Christian SHALGIAN- says caps would stabilize malpractice premiums.] [Association of Trial Lawyers of America Mary ALEXANDER- says insurance companies who made bad investments are raising premiums to compensate.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- O’Donnell, Kelly
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