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


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


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 […]