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Health Care Crisis / Malpractice Insurance #720183

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 16, 2003
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Studio: Elizabeth Kaledin) President Bush’s controversial proposal to place a cap on medical malpractice insurance awards examined. [BUSH – says the system hurts the patients.] [Medical malpractice victim Mary Ann ISDALE†- comments on the award she received as a result of paralysis caused by malpractice.] [Consumer advocate Jamie COURT†- says you can’t fix an insurance premium problem by taking away rights of victims.] [Center for Practical Health Reform Brian KLEPPER†- says the president has no choice; comments on California’s system.]

Roberts, John;
Kaledin, Elizabeth

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