MEDICAL LIABILITY TORT REFORM
As claims against physicians and hospitals for medical malpractice continue to grow, insurance companies choose to charge exorbitant insurance premiums or refuse coverage all together. Proponents of tort reform suggest a number of activities to help alleviate the pressure on physicians and hospitals, who struggle to find malpractice coverage at an affordable rate.
- Explore different tort reform measures, such as limits on non-economic damages, statute of limitations, or alternative dispute resolutions.
- Discuss the pros and cons of at least two tort reforms as they relate to medical liability reform.
- Comment on which appears to be the most feasible approach and why.