This Houston Chronicle story on the state of medical malpractice litigation in Texas since the 2003 reforms (filings cut in half in Harris County) mostly quotes critics of the law, including a med-mal defense lawyer whose business has declined; this lawyer's not-exactly-zealous championing of his doctor-clients' legislative interests drew forth the tart comparison above (scroll to 3:42 p.m. August 6).
"Like an oncologist bemoaning a cancer vaccine"
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