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Katie Couric’s Access to Care Story… tip of the iceberg

28-Jun-07

One of my blog readers shared an email he received from Doctors For Medical Liability Reform about Katie Couric’s CBS Evening News broadcast from a maternity ward in Philadelphia, (my Medical School Hometown), days before escalating medical liability concerns contributed to forcing the ward to close it’s doors. The story also goes on to tell […]

Malpractice Solution: Transformation of Tort Law into Contract Law

13-Jun-07

Let me introduce you to my friend Jeffrey Segal, MD, FACS. Jeffrey is a neurosurgeon and has developed a business called Medical Justice. Essentially, Jeffrey converts Tort (malpractice) law into Contract law. Allow me to overly simplify. There are three parties: a physician, a patient, and insurance company, (technically “companies”).
Old Tort Model: The patient […]