Guest Host: Steve Roberts

President Bush wants to reduce the amount of money juries can award to plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases in order to discourage what he calls frivolous lawsuits and to stem the rise of malpractice insurance costs. A look at what’s wrong with the medical justice system and a range of ideas for improving it.

Guests

  • William Brody President of Johns Hopkins University
  • Joanne Doroshow Executive director of the Center for Justice and Democracy
  • Larry Smarr President of the Physician Insurers' Association of America
  • Lisa Gourley Mother of son, Colin, who won a malpractice award related to disabilities acquired at birth

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