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Medicine and Law FORUM ARCHIVE

While the excesses of the litigation industry alone cannot explain America's mounting medical costs, litigation is a large, and growing, contributor to our health-care bill. Medical malpractice liability–the "tort tax" on doctors and hospitals, whose costs constitute the majority of health expenses–has grown much faster than health-care inflation. Indeed, medical-malpractice liability alone constitutes over 10 percent of the entire U.S. tort tax, which by 2003 represented over $3,300 for a family of four. . .  Continue reading...

Protecting Proportionate Justice By vsidhu, 01-31-2014

NY's highest court rejects medical monitoring claim By igorodetski, 12-17-2013

The FDA Strikes Again: Its ban on home testing kits is, as usual, likely to do more harm than good By repstein, 11-27-2013

"New Study: U.S. Legal System Is World's Most Costly" By Ted Frank, 05-15-2013

No relationship between million-dollar-plus medmal payouts and prior record By Ted Frank, 05-08-2013

What the Gosnell case tells us about medical malpractice efficacy By Ted Frank, 04-16-2013

Epstein on providing for the poor By Ted Frank, 01-11-2013

"Supreme Court case involves medical malpractice awards, Medicaid" By Ted Frank, 01-11-2013

Greg Conko: GSK to pay $3 billion; FDA's "debarment trap" strikes again By igorodetski, 07-03-2012

Medical malpractice reform in New Hampshire By igorodetski, 07-03-2012

Post-tort-reform Texas doctor supply By Ted Frank, 05-04-2012

Medical malpractice reform passes House By Ted Frank, 04-06-2012

Federal constitutional challenge to Texas tort reform rejected By Ted Frank, 04-05-2012

Coming next week: featured discussion on PPACA By James R. Copland, 03-23-2012

HR 5 By Ted Frank, 03-14-2012

A separate thought on Farber-White and medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 12-16-2011

A separate thought on Farber-White and medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 12-16-2011

A shocking concession by Svorny on medical malpractice caps By Ted Frank, 12-16-2011

A shocking concession by Svorny on medical malpractice caps By Ted Frank, 12-16-2011

Reflections on Featured Discussion: a shocking concession By James R. Copland, 12-14-2011

Spirited med-mal debate complete! By igorodetski, 12-12-2011

Spirited med-mal debate complete! By igorodetski, 12-12-2011

Alex Tabarrok on medical patents By igorodetski, 12-09-2011

Alex Tabarrok on medical patents By igorodetski, 12-09-2011

New Featured Discussion: MI and Cato scholars debate med-mal By James R. Copland, 12-05-2011

New Featured Discussion: MI and Cato scholars debate med-mal By James R. Copland, 12-05-2011

Obamacare oops II By Ted Frank, 12-02-2011

Obamacare oops II By Ted Frank, 12-02-2011

Bone marrow victory in Flynn v. Holder By Ted Frank, 12-01-2011

Bone marrow victory in Flynn v. Holder By Ted Frank, 12-01-2011

FDA to appeal ruling on graphic cigarette warnings By igorodetski, 11-29-2011

FDA to appeal ruling on graphic cigarette warnings By igorodetski, 11-29-2011

Greg Conko discusses the FDA's ban on off-label promotion By igorodetski, 11-23-2011

Greg Conko discusses the FDA's ban on off-label promotion By igorodetski, 11-23-2011

Arafiles update By Ted Frank, 11-20-2011

Arafiles update By Ted Frank, 11-20-2011

Paul Howard on the PPACA By James R. Copland, 11-15-2011

Paul Howard on the PPACA By James R. Copland, 11-15-2011

Epstein and Tribe debate PPACA By James R. Copland, 11-15-2011

Epstein and Tribe debate PPACA By James R. Copland, 11-15-2011

SCOTUS Grants 5.5-Hour Oral Argument on Constitutionality of PPACA: What to Expect By igorodetski, 11-14-2011

SCOTUS Grants 5.5-Hour Oral Argument on Constitutionality of PPACA: What to Expect By igorodetski, 11-14-2011

Texas tort reform could be a 2012 issue By Ted Frank, 08-23-2011

Texas tort reform could be a 2012 issue By Ted Frank, 08-23-2011

Suicide and medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 08-02-2011

Illusory medical malpractice reform in New York By Ted Frank, 06-14-2011

Illusory medical malpractice reform in New York By Ted Frank, 06-14-2011

"Intent to Harm" By Ted Frank, 06-05-2011

"Intent to Harm" By Ted Frank, 06-05-2011

Somin on federalism and tort reform By Ted Frank, 05-24-2011

Somin on federalism and tort reform By Ted Frank, 05-24-2011

Tennessee Legislature sends tort reform package to governor By Carter Wood, 05-21-2011

Tennessee Legislature sends tort reform package to governor By Carter Wood, 05-21-2011

The constitutionality of HR 5 By Ted Frank, 05-11-2011

The constitutionality of HR 5 By Ted Frank, 05-11-2011

Trial lawyers lobbying heavily to block federal medical liability reform By Carter Wood, 04-20-2011

Trial lawyers lobbying heavily to block federal medical liability reform By Carter Wood, 04-20-2011

"Have Policy Debates on Liability Reform Overemphasized States' Rights?" By Ted Frank, 04-12-2011

"Have Policy Debates on Liability Reform Overemphasized States' Rights?" By Ted Frank, 04-12-2011

The Commerce Clause, sufficient for federal medical tort reform? By Carter Wood, 04-08-2011

The Commerce Clause, sufficient for federal medical tort reform? By Carter Wood, 04-08-2011

Lawsuits aren't improving nursing home care By Ted Frank, 04-04-2011

Lawsuits aren't improving nursing home care By Ted Frank, 04-04-2011

Anti-reform measure in North Carolina By Ted Frank, 03-09-2011

Anti-reform measure in North Carolina By Ted Frank, 03-09-2011

Me versus that guy from Law & Order By Ted Frank, 03-04-2011

Me versus that guy from Law & Order By Ted Frank, 03-04-2011

Jack Calfee's last op-ed By Ted Frank, 03-03-2011

Jack Calfee's last op-ed By Ted Frank, 03-03-2011

Defensive medicine study By Ted Frank, 02-17-2011

Defensive medicine study By Ted Frank, 02-17-2011

Tort reform and federalism By Ted Frank, 02-15-2011

Tort reform and federalism By Ted Frank, 02-15-2011

Defibrillate or litigate? By Carter Wood, 02-03-2011

Defibrillate or litigate? By Carter Wood, 02-03-2011

"Actions speak louder than words" By Ted Frank, 02-02-2011

"Actions speak louder than words" By Ted Frank, 02-02-2011

Judge Vinson strikes down PPACA By Ted Frank, 01-31-2011

Judge Vinson strikes down PPACA By Ted Frank, 01-31-2011

Obama's SOTU medical malpractice plank By Ted Frank, 01-26-2011

Obama's SOTU medical malpractice plank By Ted Frank, 01-26-2011

Obamacare litigation: the Pennhurst argument By Ted Frank, 12-28-2010

Obamacare litigation: the Pennhurst argument By Ted Frank, 12-28-2010

Senate passes trimmed-down 9/11 responders compensation bill By Carter Wood, 12-22-2010

Senate passes trimmed-down 9/11 responders compensation bill By Carter Wood, 12-22-2010

Breaking: ED Va. finds Obamacare unconstitutional By Ted Frank, 12-13-2010

Breaking: ED Va. finds Obamacare unconstitutional By Ted Frank, 12-13-2010

National debt commission recommends medical liability reform By Carter Wood, 12-01-2010

National debt commission recommends medical liability reform By Carter Wood, 12-01-2010

New doctors fleeing Illinois because of malpractice environment By Ted Frank, 11-12-2010

New doctors fleeing Illinois because of malpractice environment By Ted Frank, 11-12-2010

In the House, a new chairman of the Judiciary Committee By Carter Wood, 11-05-2010

In the House, a new chairman of the Judiciary Committee By Carter Wood, 11-05-2010

Epstein on medical conflict-of-interest rules By James R. Copland, 10-28-2010

Epstein on medical conflict-of-interest rules By James R. Copland, 10-28-2010

Information on health-care lawsuits By James R. Copland, 10-08-2010

Information on health-care lawsuits By James R. Copland, 10-08-2010

Pushing the 9/11 compensation bill through the Senate By Carter Wood, 10-04-2010

Pushing the 9/11 compensation bill through the Senate By Carter Wood, 10-04-2010

As Congress leaves, litigation lobby claims partial victory By Carter Wood, 10-01-2010

As Congress leaves, litigation lobby claims partial victory By Carter Wood, 10-01-2010

The 9/11 compensation fund, its expansion, the politics By Carter Wood, 09-30-2010

The 9/11 compensation fund, its expansion, the politics By Carter Wood, 09-30-2010

Concussions continued By Carter Wood, 09-22-2010

Concussions continued By Carter Wood, 09-22-2010

Multiple congressional fronts on concussions By Carter Wood, 09-18-2010

Multiple congressional fronts on concussions By Carter Wood, 09-18-2010

Update on US Settlement of Vaccines Case: No Implied Concession about Autism By mkrauss, 09-13-2010

Update on US Settlement of Vaccines Case: No Implied Concession about Autism By mkrauss, 09-13-2010

Feds Concede Millions in Autism Vaccine Award By mkrauss, 09-13-2010

Feds Concede Millions in Autism Vaccine Award By mkrauss, 09-13-2010

Doctors warn against trial lawyer tax break By Carter Wood, 09-02-2010

Doctors warn against trial lawyer tax break By Carter Wood, 09-02-2010

Federal Circuit again rejects vaccine-autism junk science claims By James R. Copland, 08-27-2010

Federal Circuit again rejects vaccine-autism junk science claims By James R. Copland, 08-27-2010

Did full disclosure reduce costs in Michigan? By Ted Frank, 08-19-2010

Did full disclosure reduce costs in Michigan? By Ted Frank, 08-19-2010

Majority of doctors will be sued for malpractice in their lifetimes By Ted Frank, 08-17-2010

Majority of doctors will be sued for malpractice in their lifetimes By Ted Frank, 08-17-2010

Penn & Teller Thursday on vaccines By Ted Frank, 08-11-2010

Penn & Teller Thursday on vaccines By Ted Frank, 08-11-2010

Thus does health care become a civil right By Carter Wood, 08-03-2010

Thus does health care become a civil right By Carter Wood, 08-03-2010

Administration's medical 'tort reform' barely noticed, save for AMA By Carter Wood, 06-15-2010

Administration's medical 'tort reform' barely noticed, save for AMA By Carter Wood, 06-15-2010

Medical liability reform, the White House version By Carter Wood, 06-14-2010

Medical liability reform, the White House version By Carter Wood, 06-14-2010

Revisiting the $28 million bedsore in California By Ted Frank, 06-12-2010

Revisiting the $28 million bedsore in California By Ted Frank, 06-12-2010

Health care tort reform: Improving the culture of communication? By Carter Wood, 06-11-2010

Health care tort reform: Improving the culture of communication? By Carter Wood, 06-11-2010

Desert Shadow Endoscopy Center, Teva, and Baxter Healthcare: that $500 million punitive damage award in Nevada By Ted Frank, 05-24-2010

Desert Shadow Endoscopy Center, Teva, and Baxter Healthcare: that $500 million punitive damage award in Nevada By Ted Frank, 05-24-2010

Federal Circuit affirms dismissal of vaccine-autism claims By James R. Copland, 05-19-2010

Federal Circuit affirms dismissal of vaccine-autism claims By James R. Copland, 05-19-2010

New at Overlawyered By Walter Olson, 04-28-2010

New at Overlawyered By Walter Olson, 04-28-2010

$10 million verdict against ambulance service By Walter Olson, 04-21-2010

$10 million verdict against ambulance service By Walter Olson, 04-21-2010

Retention battle ahead for Illinois justice? By Walter Olson, 04-19-2010

Retention battle ahead for Illinois justice? By Walter Olson, 04-19-2010

Around the web, April 8 By Walter Olson, 04-07-2010

Around the web, April 8 By Walter Olson, 04-07-2010

"States fear that five words in Obama health law will open door to lawsuits" By Walter Olson, 04-05-2010

"States fear that five words in Obama health law will open door to lawsuits" By Walter Olson, 04-05-2010

Constitutionality of Obamacare, cont'd By Walter Olson, 04-04-2010

Constitutionality of Obamacare, cont'd By Walter Olson, 04-04-2010

Employer mandates hidden in health care bill By Walter Olson, 03-31-2010

Employer mandates hidden in health care bill By Walter Olson, 03-31-2010

The medical liability language in the health care law By Carter Wood, 03-30-2010

The medical liability language in the health care law By Carter Wood, 03-30-2010

Now that health care bill is law, trial lawyers free to boast By Carter Wood, 03-29-2010

Now that health care bill is law, trial lawyers free to boast By Carter Wood, 03-29-2010

"Pennsylvania data shed light on national malpractice debate" By Walter Olson, 03-29-2010

"Pennsylvania data shed light on national malpractice debate" By Walter Olson, 03-29-2010

State statutes purporting to opt out from Obamacare By Walter Olson, 03-24-2010

State statutes purporting to opt out from Obamacare By Walter Olson, 03-24-2010

Georgia Supreme Court Strikes Down Med-Mal Damages Cap By jwilson, 03-23-2010

Georgia Supreme Court Strikes Down Med-Mal Damages Cap By jwilson, 03-23-2010

Nothing new, no money for tort reform in latest health care bills By Carter Wood, 03-19-2010

Nothing new, no money for tort reform in latest health care bills By Carter Wood, 03-19-2010

The Offer of Judgment Rule in Georgia: Analyzing Smith v. Baptiste By jwilson, 03-17-2010

The Offer of Judgment Rule in Georgia: Analyzing Smith v. Baptiste By jwilson, 03-17-2010

Georgia Supreme Court Upholds Two Tort Reform Statutes By jwilson, 03-16-2010

Georgia Supreme Court Upholds Two Tort Reform Statutes By jwilson, 03-16-2010

Around the web, March 12 By Carter Wood, 03-12-2010

Around the web, March 12 By Carter Wood, 03-12-2010

Michigan: "State's top court is siding with malpractice claims" By Walter Olson, 03-08-2010

Michigan: "State's top court is siding with malpractice claims" By Walter Olson, 03-08-2010

"Not Much of a 'Compromise' on Medical Liability Reform" By Walter Olson, 03-05-2010

"Not Much of a 'Compromise' on Medical Liability Reform" By Walter Olson, 03-05-2010

Obama open to health court idea By Walter Olson, 03-02-2010

Obama open to health court idea By Walter Olson, 03-02-2010

Propositions that may be sold to constituents dep't By Walter Olson, 02-25-2010

Propositions that may be sold to constituents dep't By Walter Olson, 02-25-2010

New study: Illinois med-mal ruling to boost insurers' costs 18% By Walter Olson, 02-24-2010

New study: Illinois med-mal ruling to boost insurers' costs 18% By Walter Olson, 02-24-2010

On medical liability reform, a base misrepresentation By Carter Wood, 02-24-2010

On medical liability reform, a base misrepresentation By Carter Wood, 02-24-2010

The disinterested spirit of science By Walter Olson, 02-23-2010

The disinterested spirit of science By Walter Olson, 02-23-2010

More than a mention By Carter Wood, 02-23-2010

More than a mention By Carter Wood, 02-23-2010

Medical liability reform mentioned, in passing, sort of By Carter Wood, 02-23-2010

Medical liability reform mentioned, in passing, sort of By Carter Wood, 02-23-2010

Trial Lawyers, Inc.: K Street -- Federal Government Relations (II) By James R. Copland, 02-21-2010

Trial Lawyers, Inc.: K Street -- Federal Government Relations (II) By James R. Copland, 02-21-2010

Around the web, February 21 By Walter Olson, 02-20-2010

Around the web, February 21 By Walter Olson, 02-20-2010

John Stossel on 9/11 dust suits By Walter Olson, 02-18-2010

John Stossel on 9/11 dust suits By Walter Olson, 02-18-2010

Around the web, February 17 By Walter Olson, 02-17-2010

Around the web, February 17 By Walter Olson, 02-17-2010

Around the web, February 15 By Walter Olson, 02-14-2010

Around the web, February 15 By Walter Olson, 02-14-2010

"Court shouldn't 'fix' what isn't broken" By Walter Olson, 02-11-2010

"Court shouldn't 'fix' what isn't broken" By Walter Olson, 02-11-2010

Outrage at Illinois med-mal decision By Walter Olson, 02-10-2010

Outrage at Illinois med-mal decision By Walter Olson, 02-10-2010

Baltimore Sun on med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 02-08-2010

Baltimore Sun on med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 02-08-2010

Illinois high court strikes down malpractice limits By Walter Olson, 02-04-2010

Illinois high court strikes down malpractice limits By Walter Olson, 02-04-2010

Chicago Tribune on Illinois med-mal By Walter Olson, 02-01-2010

Chicago Tribune on Illinois med-mal By Walter Olson, 02-01-2010

Status report: The Administration and medical liability refrom By Carter Wood, 01-31-2010

Status report: The Administration and medical liability refrom By Carter Wood, 01-31-2010

Med-mal insurers and antitrust: the costs of payback By Walter Olson, 01-29-2010

Med-mal insurers and antitrust: the costs of payback By Walter Olson, 01-29-2010

Roundtable: conflicts of interest and medicine By Walter Olson, 01-29-2010

Roundtable: conflicts of interest and medicine By Walter Olson, 01-29-2010

What a timely editorial By Carter Wood, 01-27-2010

What a timely editorial By Carter Wood, 01-27-2010

Med mal reform in Virginia By Walter Olson, 01-27-2010

Med mal reform in Virginia By Walter Olson, 01-27-2010

No surprise: Trial lawyer lobbying forms show health care focus By Carter Wood, 01-25-2010

No surprise: Trial lawyer lobbying forms show health care focus By Carter Wood, 01-25-2010

Compensation process itself influences claimant health outcomes By Walter Olson, 01-22-2010

Compensation process itself influences claimant health outcomes By Walter Olson, 01-22-2010

Around the web, January 21 By Walter Olson, 01-20-2010

Around the web, January 21 By Walter Olson, 01-20-2010

Washington Post: a health care opportunity missed By Walter Olson, 01-20-2010

Washington Post: a health care opportunity missed By Walter Olson, 01-20-2010

Around the web, January 18 By Walter Olson, 01-18-2010

Around the web, January 18 By Walter Olson, 01-18-2010

What Texas did By Walter Olson, 01-15-2010

What Texas did By Walter Olson, 01-15-2010

Maryland court of appeals upholds damages curb By Walter Olson, 01-14-2010

Maryland court of appeals upholds damages curb By Walter Olson, 01-14-2010

Nevada Supreme Court rejects third-party pharmacy liability By Walter Olson, 01-11-2010

Nevada Supreme Court rejects third-party pharmacy liability By Walter Olson, 01-11-2010

Around the web, January 11 By Walter Olson, 01-10-2010

Around the web, January 11 By Walter Olson, 01-10-2010

In defense of business on brain injuries, protective equipment By Carter Wood, 01-09-2010

In defense of business on brain injuries, protective equipment By Carter Wood, 01-09-2010

Illinois malpractice decision awaited By Walter Olson, 01-08-2010

Illinois malpractice decision awaited By Walter Olson, 01-08-2010

Also on the trial lawyer's agenda, college football injuries? By Carter Wood, 12-31-2009

Also on the trial lawyer's agenda, college football injuries? By Carter Wood, 12-31-2009

AAJ's convention in Maui: med-mal, corporate greed and clip art By Carter Wood, 12-31-2009

AAJ's convention in Maui: med-mal, corporate greed and clip art By Carter Wood, 12-31-2009

Illinois: "Waiting and Waiting for Malpractice Reform" By Walter Olson, 12-30-2009

Illinois: "Waiting and Waiting for Malpractice Reform" By Walter Olson, 12-30-2009

Trial lawyer group hails Senate health care bill as 'stunning victory' By Carter Wood, 12-28-2009

Trial lawyer group hails Senate health care bill as 'stunning victory' By Carter Wood, 12-28-2009

Mayor Bloomberg on health care reform By Walter Olson, 12-28-2009

Mayor Bloomberg on health care reform By Walter Olson, 12-28-2009

Quoted in Investors Business Daily By Walter Olson, 12-22-2009

Quoted in Investors Business Daily By Walter Olson, 12-22-2009

Senate health care bill provides more detail about liability grants By Carter Wood, 12-21-2009

Senate health care bill provides more detail about liability grants By Carter Wood, 12-21-2009

New featured column: Epstein on health insurance reform By Walter Olson, 12-20-2009

New featured column: Epstein on health insurance reform By Walter Olson, 12-20-2009

"Udall files malpractice amendment to health-reform bill" By Walter Olson, 12-19-2009

"Udall files malpractice amendment to health-reform bill" By Walter Olson, 12-19-2009

Around the web, December 11 By Walter Olson, 12-10-2009

Around the web, December 11 By Walter Olson, 12-10-2009

Legislatures cap damages: Minorities, union workers hardest hit By Carter Wood, 12-10-2009

Legislatures cap damages: Minorities, union workers hardest hit By Carter Wood, 12-10-2009

Sens. Graham, Chambliss propose partial loser-pays for some med-mal suits By Walter Olson, 12-08-2009

Sens. Graham, Chambliss propose partial loser-pays for some med-mal suits By Walter Olson, 12-08-2009

"Senate Votes to Spare Plaintiffs' Lawyers" By Walter Olson, 12-07-2009

"Senate Votes to Spare Plaintiffs' Lawyers" By Walter Olson, 12-07-2009

Senate Judiciary OKs Louis Butler of Wisconsin for federal bench By Carter Wood, 12-04-2009

Senate Judiciary OKs Louis Butler of Wisconsin for federal bench By Carter Wood, 12-04-2009

Healthcare and Tort Reform By James R. Copland, 12-02-2009

Healthcare and Tort Reform By James R. Copland, 12-02-2009

"Illinois rejects Tarasoff" By Walter Olson, 11-30-2009

"Illinois rejects Tarasoff" By Walter Olson, 11-30-2009

"Perhaps the nation can learn from Mississippi's mistakes -- and how we fixed them." By Walter Olson, 11-30-2009

"Perhaps the nation can learn from Mississippi's mistakes -- and how we fixed them." By Walter Olson, 11-30-2009

Around the web, November 30 By Walter Olson, 11-30-2009

Around the web, November 30 By Walter Olson, 11-30-2009

White House: Of course there's tort reform in the health bill By Carter Wood, 11-28-2009

White House: Of course there's tort reform in the health bill By Carter Wood, 11-28-2009

Around the web, November 25 By Walter Olson, 11-25-2009

Around the web, November 25 By Walter Olson, 11-25-2009

House/Senate divide on state med-mal limits By Walter Olson, 11-24-2009

House/Senate divide on state med-mal limits By Walter Olson, 11-24-2009

Around the web, November 23 By Walter Olson, 11-20-2009

Around the web, November 23 By Walter Olson, 11-20-2009

AP poll: most favor limiting med-mal awards By Walter Olson, 11-20-2009

AP poll: most favor limiting med-mal awards By Walter Olson, 11-20-2009

"Goodies for labor tucked away in health bill" By Walter Olson, 11-20-2009

"Goodies for labor tucked away in health bill" By Walter Olson, 11-20-2009

Around the web, November 20 By Walter Olson, 11-19-2009

Around the web, November 20 By Walter Olson, 11-19-2009

Blumenthal to push mandatory hospital error disclosure By Walter Olson, 11-19-2009

Blumenthal to push mandatory hospital error disclosure By Walter Olson, 11-19-2009

The Senate health care bill dodges liability reform By Carter Wood, 11-19-2009

The Senate health care bill dodges liability reform By Carter Wood, 11-19-2009

State AGs, plaintiffs' lawyers gain power, money in health care bill By Carter Wood, 11-17-2009

State AGs, plaintiffs' lawyers gain power, money in health care bill By Carter Wood, 11-17-2009

Never talked to us, nope, not about med-mal or anything like that By Carter Wood, 11-13-2009

Never talked to us, nope, not about med-mal or anything like that By Carter Wood, 11-13-2009

Trial lawyers prepare ad campaign on med-mal By Walter Olson, 11-12-2009

Trial lawyers prepare ad campaign on med-mal By Walter Olson, 11-12-2009

Around the web, November 12 By Walter Olson, 11-11-2009

Around the web, November 12 By Walter Olson, 11-11-2009

WSJ on House health care bill... By Walter Olson, 11-11-2009

WSJ on House health care bill... By Walter Olson, 11-11-2009

"Survey: U.S. docs want tort reform" By Walter Olson, 11-10-2009

"Survey: U.S. docs want tort reform" By Walter Olson, 11-10-2009

Around the web, November 9 By Walter Olson, 11-08-2009

Around the web, November 9 By Walter Olson, 11-08-2009

Medical malpractice reform omitted from House health care bill By Carter Wood, 11-08-2009

Medical malpractice reform omitted from House health care bill By Carter Wood, 11-08-2009

"Chloroform for tort reform" By Walter Olson, 11-06-2009

"Chloroform for tort reform" By Walter Olson, 11-06-2009

James Copland, "Tort-Bar Treat" By Walter Olson, 11-03-2009

James Copland, "Tort-Bar Treat" By Walter Olson, 11-03-2009

Around the web, November 4 By Walter Olson, 11-03-2009

Around the web, November 4 By Walter Olson, 11-03-2009

Feres Doctrine overturn advances in House By Walter Olson, 11-01-2009

Feres Doctrine overturn advances in House By Walter Olson, 11-01-2009

Report: House health bill has anti-reform incentive By Walter Olson, 10-30-2009

Report: House health bill has anti-reform incentive By Walter Olson, 10-30-2009

Trial lawyers Inc. on health care, cont'd By Walter Olson, 10-21-2009

Trial lawyers Inc. on health care, cont'd By Walter Olson, 10-21-2009

B & B: radiology reports stay secret By Walter Olson, 10-19-2009

B & B: radiology reports stay secret By Walter Olson, 10-19-2009

Around the web, October 19 By Walter Olson, 10-18-2009

Around the web, October 19 By Walter Olson, 10-18-2009

Around the web, October 17 By Walter Olson, 10-17-2009

Around the web, October 17 By Walter Olson, 10-17-2009

Paxil Verdict In: Big Loss for GlaxoSmithKline By mkrauss, 10-14-2009

Paxil Verdict In: Big Loss for GlaxoSmithKline By mkrauss, 10-14-2009

Trial Lawyers Inc. update: health care By Walter Olson, 10-13-2009

Trial Lawyers Inc. update: health care By Walter Olson, 10-13-2009

Emergency relief for the ER department? By Walter Olson, 10-12-2009

Emergency relief for the ER department? By Walter Olson, 10-12-2009

Around the web, October 12 By Walter Olson, 10-12-2009

Around the web, October 12 By Walter Olson, 10-12-2009

"Call it 'Sue York' as city loses over $500 million in lawsuits" By Walter Olson, 10-06-2009

"Call it 'Sue York' as city loses over $500 million in lawsuits" By Walter Olson, 10-06-2009

Richard Weekley on Texas reforms By Walter Olson, 10-05-2009

Richard Weekley on Texas reforms By Walter Olson, 10-05-2009

"Wasting Billions, Doing Injustice" By Walter Olson, 10-02-2009

"Wasting Billions, Doing Injustice" By Walter Olson, 10-02-2009

Around the web, October 1 By Walter Olson, 09-30-2009

Around the web, October 1 By Walter Olson, 09-30-2009

Around the web, September 30 By Walter Olson, 09-29-2009

Around the web, September 30 By Walter Olson, 09-29-2009

Med-mal reform's Capitol Hill graveyard By Walter Olson, 09-29-2009

Med-mal reform's Capitol Hill graveyard By Walter Olson, 09-29-2009

Folding med-mal into the Federal Tort Claims Act, cont'd By Walter Olson, 09-28-2009

Folding med-mal into the Federal Tort Claims Act, cont'd By Walter Olson, 09-28-2009

Around the web, September 27 By Walter Olson, 09-26-2009

Around the web, September 27 By Walter Olson, 09-26-2009

"A public plan for malpractice" By Walter Olson, 09-25-2009

"A public plan for malpractice" By Walter Olson, 09-25-2009

Missouri med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 09-22-2009

Missouri med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 09-22-2009

Around the web, September 21 By Walter Olson, 09-20-2009

Around the web, September 21 By Walter Olson, 09-20-2009

The med-mal pilot project known as "Texas" By Walter Olson, 09-19-2009

The med-mal pilot project known as "Texas" By Walter Olson, 09-19-2009

Around the web, September 18 By Walter Olson, 09-17-2009

Around the web, September 18 By Walter Olson, 09-17-2009

White House announces med-mal demonstration grants By Carter Wood, 09-17-2009

White House announces med-mal demonstration grants By Carter Wood, 09-17-2009

Tort reform provisions in the Senate Finance health care bill By Carter Wood, 09-16-2009

Tort reform provisions in the Senate Finance health care bill By Carter Wood, 09-16-2009

Around the web, September 16 By Walter Olson, 09-15-2009

Around the web, September 16 By Walter Olson, 09-15-2009

Various paybacks to unions tucked into health care bill By Walter Olson, 09-15-2009

Various paybacks to unions tucked into health care bill By Walter Olson, 09-15-2009

Around the web, September 15 By Walter Olson, 09-14-2009

Around the web, September 15 By Walter Olson, 09-14-2009

AAJ says: Send us money to lobby against health-care reform! By Carter Wood, 09-14-2009

AAJ says: Send us money to lobby against health-care reform! By Carter Wood, 09-14-2009

Around the web, September 13 By Walter Olson, 09-13-2009

Around the web, September 13 By Walter Olson, 09-13-2009

National Journal blogger's poll on med-mal By Walter Olson, 09-12-2009

National Journal blogger's poll on med-mal By Walter Olson, 09-12-2009

Game theory and med-mal settlements By Walter Olson, 09-11-2009

Game theory and med-mal settlements By Walter Olson, 09-11-2009

"Obama's Medical-Malpractice Opportunity" By Walter Olson, 09-09-2009

"Obama's Medical-Malpractice Opportunity" By Walter Olson, 09-09-2009

Around the web, September 9 By Walter Olson, 09-09-2009

Around the web, September 9 By Walter Olson, 09-09-2009

"10 Reasons Docs Order Expensive Tests" By Walter Olson, 09-08-2009

"10 Reasons Docs Order Expensive Tests" By Walter Olson, 09-08-2009

Around the web, September 7 By Walter Olson, 09-06-2009

Around the web, September 7 By Walter Olson, 09-06-2009

Trying to regain PR footing on health care tort reform By Carter Wood, 09-05-2009

Trying to regain PR footing on health care tort reform By Carter Wood, 09-05-2009

Campaign to undermine MICRA, part CLXXXVI By Walter Olson, 09-03-2009

Campaign to undermine MICRA, part CLXXXVI By Walter Olson, 09-03-2009

"Albany takes a look at medical malpractice" By Walter Olson, 09-01-2009

"Albany takes a look at medical malpractice" By Walter Olson, 09-01-2009

Around the web, September 1 By Walter Olson, 09-01-2009

Around the web, September 1 By Walter Olson, 09-01-2009

"N.Y. Extends Med Mal Rate Freeze" By Walter Olson, 08-30-2009

"N.Y. Extends Med Mal Rate Freeze" By Walter Olson, 08-30-2009

Around the Web, August 27 By Carter Wood, 08-27-2009

Around the Web, August 27 By Carter Wood, 08-27-2009

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Pain and Suffering Damages: Not in New York Unless the Decedent Aware of Pain and Consciously Experienced Suffering By John Hochfelder, 08-21-2009

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Pain and Suffering Damages: Not in New York Unless the Decedent Aware of Pain and Consciously Experienced Suffering By John Hochfelder, 08-21-2009

Med-mal on Andrew Sullivan's blog By Walter Olson, 08-21-2009

Med-mal on Andrew Sullivan's blog By Walter Olson, 08-21-2009

Med Mal Closing Argument "Channels" Decedent, Sickens Juror and Causes Appeals Court to Order Retrial after Defense Verdict By John Hochfelder, 08-20-2009

Med Mal Closing Argument "Channels" Decedent, Sickens Juror and Causes Appeals Court to Order Retrial after Defense Verdict By John Hochfelder, 08-20-2009

Time to Sue Extended by U.S. Court of Appeals for Murder Convict Claiming Medical Indifference of Prison Doctors By John Hochfelder, 08-18-2009

Time to Sue Extended by U.S. Court of Appeals for Murder Convict Claiming Medical Indifference of Prison Doctors By John Hochfelder, 08-18-2009

Bernstein & MacCourt: "Best Practices for Health Care (and Tort) Reform" By Walter Olson, 08-17-2009

Bernstein & MacCourt: "Best Practices for Health Care (and Tort) Reform" By Walter Olson, 08-17-2009

Surgeons vs. Obama By Walter Olson, 08-14-2009

Surgeons vs. Obama By Walter Olson, 08-14-2009

California Supreme Court won't hear MICRA challenge By Walter Olson, 08-14-2009

California Supreme Court won't hear MICRA challenge By Walter Olson, 08-14-2009

Assistant principal's swine flu death By Walter Olson, 08-14-2009

Assistant principal's swine flu death By Walter Olson, 08-14-2009

Schwarzenegger signs Good Samaritan liability relief bill By Walter Olson, 08-10-2009

Schwarzenegger signs Good Samaritan liability relief bill By Walter Olson, 08-10-2009

Around the web, August 7 By Walter Olson, 08-06-2009

Around the web, August 7 By Walter Olson, 08-06-2009

Sampling med-mal verdicts By Walter Olson, 08-03-2009

Sampling med-mal verdicts By Walter Olson, 08-03-2009

Philip K. Howard on health care reform By Walter Olson, 08-02-2009

Philip K. Howard on health care reform By Walter Olson, 08-02-2009

Around the web, July 27 By Walter Olson, 07-26-2009

Around the web, July 27 By Walter Olson, 07-26-2009

Around the web, July 23 By Walter Olson, 07-22-2009

Around the web, July 23 By Walter Olson, 07-22-2009

Now at Forbes.com: "Inside the health care bill" By Walter Olson, 07-22-2009

Now at Forbes.com: "Inside the health care bill" By Walter Olson, 07-22-2009

"Saying 'sorry' pays off for U. of Michigan doctors" By Walter Olson, 07-21-2009

"Saying 'sorry' pays off for U. of Michigan doctors" By Walter Olson, 07-21-2009

Around the web, July 21 By Walter Olson, 07-20-2009

Around the web, July 21 By Walter Olson, 07-20-2009

Save a life and maybe they'll name a litigation group after you By Carter Wood, 07-19-2009

Save a life and maybe they'll name a litigation group after you By Carter Wood, 07-19-2009

New York: "Malpractice needs a genuine fix" By Walter Olson, 07-18-2009

New York: "Malpractice needs a genuine fix" By Walter Olson, 07-18-2009

The lobbying efforts of the plaintiffs' bar on health care By Carter Wood, 07-17-2009

The lobbying efforts of the plaintiffs' bar on health care By Carter Wood, 07-17-2009

Bounty-hunters' paradise? By Walter Olson, 07-17-2009

Bounty-hunters' paradise? By Walter Olson, 07-17-2009

Around the web, July 16 By Walter Olson, 07-15-2009

Around the web, July 16 By Walter Olson, 07-15-2009

Philip Howard in WSJ on medical liability politics By Walter Olson, 07-15-2009

Philip Howard in WSJ on medical liability politics By Walter Olson, 07-15-2009

In San Francisco, so many seminars to attend about suing people By Carter Wood, 07-09-2009

In San Francisco, so many seminars to attend about suing people By Carter Wood, 07-09-2009

Around the web, July 9 By Walter Olson, 07-08-2009

Around the web, July 9 By Walter Olson, 07-08-2009

NEJM: "The Role of Medical Liability Reform in Federal Health Care Reform" By Walter Olson, 07-03-2009

NEJM: "The Role of Medical Liability Reform in Federal Health Care Reform" By Walter Olson, 07-03-2009

Around the web, July 3 By Walter Olson, 07-03-2009

Around the web, July 3 By Walter Olson, 07-03-2009

Nicholas Kristof on med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 07-03-2009

Nicholas Kristof on med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 07-03-2009

Trial lawyers playing defense on health care reform? Really? By Carter Wood, 07-02-2009

Trial lawyers playing defense on health care reform? Really? By Carter Wood, 07-02-2009

Calling in consultants in the ER By Walter Olson, 07-01-2009

Calling in consultants in the ER By Walter Olson, 07-01-2009

Epstein: "How Other Countries Judge Malpractice" By Walter Olson, 06-30-2009

Epstein: "How Other Countries Judge Malpractice" By Walter Olson, 06-30-2009

Economist/YouGov poll on med-mal By Walter Olson, 06-25-2009

Economist/YouGov poll on med-mal By Walter Olson, 06-25-2009

Americans for Tax Reform med-mal paper By Walter Olson, 06-25-2009

Americans for Tax Reform med-mal paper By Walter Olson, 06-25-2009

Medical devices, the hearing By Carter Wood, 06-19-2009

Medical devices, the hearing By Carter Wood, 06-19-2009

Around the web, June 19 By Walter Olson, 06-18-2009

Around the web, June 19 By Walter Olson, 06-18-2009

States move to protect ER docs By Walter Olson, 06-17-2009

States move to protect ER docs By Walter Olson, 06-17-2009

From Linda Gorman, Independence Institute: more on those IOM medical-error numbers By Walter Olson, 06-16-2009

From Linda Gorman, Independence Institute: more on those IOM medical-error numbers By Walter Olson, 06-16-2009

Those "hundred thousand casualties of medical error a year" numbers By Walter Olson, 06-16-2009

Those "hundred thousand casualties of medical error a year" numbers By Walter Olson, 06-16-2009

AAJ responds to President Obama's speech to the doctors By Carter Wood, 06-15-2009

AAJ responds to President Obama's speech to the doctors By Carter Wood, 06-15-2009

President Obama on medical malpractice, defensive medicine By Carter Wood, 06-15-2009

President Obama on medical malpractice, defensive medicine By Carter Wood, 06-15-2009

"Obama Open to Reining in Medical Suits" By Walter Olson, 06-15-2009

"Obama Open to Reining in Medical Suits" By Walter Olson, 06-15-2009

Criminalizing medical errors By Walter Olson, 06-08-2009

Criminalizing medical errors By Walter Olson, 06-08-2009

Some reasons health insurance doesn't work well By Walter Olson, 06-05-2009

Some reasons health insurance doesn't work well By Walter Olson, 06-05-2009

Around the web, June 5 By Walter Olson, 06-04-2009

Around the web, June 5 By Walter Olson, 06-04-2009

MICRA's constitutionality By Walter Olson, 05-28-2009

MICRA's constitutionality By Walter Olson, 05-28-2009

Administered compensation and the Feres doctrine By Walter Olson, 05-20-2009

Administered compensation and the Feres doctrine By Walter Olson, 05-20-2009

Louisiana: health responder liability in public emergencies By Walter Olson, 05-20-2009

Louisiana: health responder liability in public emergencies By Walter Olson, 05-20-2009

Around the web, May 15 By Walter Olson, 05-14-2009

Around the web, May 15 By Walter Olson, 05-14-2009

New tort for doctors proposed By Walter Olson, 05-06-2009

New tort for doctors proposed By Walter Olson, 05-06-2009

Around the web, April 25 By Walter Olson, 04-24-2009

Around the web, April 25 By Walter Olson, 04-24-2009

Around the web, April 21 By Walter Olson, 04-20-2009

Around the web, April 21 By Walter Olson, 04-20-2009

Around the web, April 17 By Walter Olson, 04-16-2009

Around the web, April 17 By Walter Olson, 04-16-2009

No, Ours Is Better By agrossman, 04-14-2009

No, Ours Is Better By agrossman, 04-14-2009

Texas Med-Mal Damage Caps Worked By agrossman, 04-13-2009

Texas Med-Mal Damage Caps Worked By agrossman, 04-13-2009

Around the web, April 3 By Walter Olson, 04-02-2009

Around the web, April 3 By Walter Olson, 04-02-2009

"Plaintiff's bar pushes Capitol Hill agenda" By Walter Olson, 04-01-2009

"Plaintiff's bar pushes Capitol Hill agenda" By Walter Olson, 04-01-2009

Around the Web: March 29, 2008 By Carter Wood, 03-29-2009

Around the Web: March 29, 2008 By Carter Wood, 03-29-2009

Backroom deal to lift New York med-mal fee caps By Walter Olson, 03-26-2009

Backroom deal to lift New York med-mal fee caps By Walter Olson, 03-26-2009

Stimulus bill expansion of HIPAA By Walter Olson, 03-22-2009

Stimulus bill expansion of HIPAA By Walter Olson, 03-22-2009

Medical liability reform "on the table" By Walter Olson, 03-19-2009

Medical liability reform "on the table" By Walter Olson, 03-19-2009

Remark by COS's brother about federal med-mal reform has the press atwitter By mkrauss, 03-17-2009

Remark by COS's brother about federal med-mal reform has the press atwitter By mkrauss, 03-17-2009

Around the web, March 15 By Walter Olson, 03-14-2009

Around the web, March 15 By Walter Olson, 03-14-2009

"MICRA Challengers' Selective Memory" By Walter Olson, 03-12-2009

"MICRA Challengers' Selective Memory" By Walter Olson, 03-12-2009

Save our hospitals from New York's malpractice climate By Walter Olson, 03-04-2009

Save our hospitals from New York's malpractice climate By Walter Olson, 03-04-2009

HHS-nominee Kathleen Sebelius, her trial lawyer background By Carter Wood, 02-28-2009

HHS-nominee Kathleen Sebelius, her trial lawyer background By Carter Wood, 02-28-2009

Obama and those "medical" bankruptcies By Walter Olson, 02-24-2009

Obama and those "medical" bankruptcies By Walter Olson, 02-24-2009

"Radical" suggestions for med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 02-20-2009

"Radical" suggestions for med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 02-20-2009

Georgia judge strikes down med-mal caps By Walter Olson, 02-11-2009

Georgia judge strikes down med-mal caps By Walter Olson, 02-11-2009

"Buying off trial lawyers to grease the stimulus" By Walter Olson, 02-09-2009

"Buying off trial lawyers to grease the stimulus" By Walter Olson, 02-09-2009

Around the web, February 9 By Walter Olson, 02-09-2009

Around the web, February 9 By Walter Olson, 02-09-2009

HIPAA and medical advancement By Walter Olson, 02-09-2009

HIPAA and medical advancement By Walter Olson, 02-09-2009

Around the web, February 8 By Walter Olson, 02-08-2009

Around the web, February 8 By Walter Olson, 02-08-2009

"Nothing personal, doc, but I'll see you in court" By Walter Olson, 01-29-2009

"Nothing personal, doc, but I'll see you in court" By Walter Olson, 01-29-2009

"Bad news for medical progress" By Walter Olson, 01-19-2009

"Bad news for medical progress" By Walter Olson, 01-19-2009

Transparency, stimulus, transition and Change.gov By Carter Wood, 01-11-2009

Transparency, stimulus, transition and Change.gov By Carter Wood, 01-11-2009

Oregon med mal battle looms By Walter Olson, 01-09-2009

Oregon med mal battle looms By Walter Olson, 01-09-2009

"The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses" By Walter Olson, 01-05-2009

"The Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice Insurers' Ultimate Losses" By Walter Olson, 01-05-2009

Around the web, January 3 By Walter Olson, 01-02-2009

Around the web, January 3 By Walter Olson, 01-02-2009

USA Today on defensive medicine By Walter Olson, 12-29-2008

USA Today on defensive medicine By Walter Olson, 12-29-2008

State mandates and health insurance costs By Walter Olson, 12-08-2008

State mandates and health insurance costs By Walter Olson, 12-08-2008

Med-mal: David Hyman joins Volokh Conspiracy By Walter Olson, 12-03-2008

Med-mal: David Hyman joins Volokh Conspiracy By Walter Olson, 12-03-2008

HHS-designee Daschle's voting record on civil justice reform By Carter Wood, 11-20-2008

HHS-designee Daschle's voting record on civil justice reform By Carter Wood, 11-20-2008

"Myth of defensive medicine" dept. By Walter Olson, 11-15-2008

"Myth of defensive medicine" dept. By Walter Olson, 11-15-2008

Tuesday in D.C.: Common Good medical justice forum By Walter Olson, 11-14-2008

Tuesday in D.C.: Common Good medical justice forum By Walter Olson, 11-14-2008

In the category of no good deed goes unpunished... By Carter Wood, 11-12-2008

In the category of no good deed goes unpunished... By Carter Wood, 11-12-2008

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute doctors lose $13.5 million verdict By Walter Olson, 11-07-2008

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute doctors lose $13.5 million verdict By Walter Olson, 11-07-2008

Powers & Santola's judicial generosity By Walter Olson, 10-31-2008

Powers & Santola's judicial generosity By Walter Olson, 10-31-2008

Doctor held liable for punitives for treating patient competently By mkrauss, 10-17-2008

Doctor held liable for punitives for treating patient competently By mkrauss, 10-17-2008

Ontario to adopt medical apology law By Walter Olson, 10-07-2008

Ontario to adopt medical apology law By Walter Olson, 10-07-2008

Update: truce in Colorado's labor revenge-initiative war By Walter Olson, 10-03-2008

Update: truce in Colorado's labor revenge-initiative war By Walter Olson, 10-03-2008

Around the web, September 23 By Walter Olson, 09-23-2008

Around the web, September 23 By Walter Olson, 09-23-2008

Aneurysm? Sorry, I have to go home By Walter Olson, 09-17-2008

Aneurysm? Sorry, I have to go home By Walter Olson, 09-17-2008

Attack on arbitration moves forward in the U.S. Senate By Carter Wood, 09-11-2008

Attack on arbitration moves forward in the U.S. Senate By Carter Wood, 09-11-2008

Update: Oregon Health & Science University By Walter Olson, 09-11-2008

Update: Oregon Health & Science University By Walter Olson, 09-11-2008

Around the web, September 11 By Walter Olson, 09-10-2008

Around the web, September 11 By Walter Olson, 09-10-2008

Philadelphia obstetrics crisis, cont'd By Walter Olson, 09-05-2008

Philadelphia obstetrics crisis, cont'd By Walter Olson, 09-05-2008

Around the web, September 5 By Walter Olson, 09-04-2008

Around the web, September 5 By Walter Olson, 09-04-2008

Australia: call for cerebral-palsy fund By Walter Olson, 09-04-2008

Australia: call for cerebral-palsy fund By Walter Olson, 09-04-2008

Around the web, August 31 By Walter Olson, 08-30-2008

Around the web, August 31 By Walter Olson, 08-30-2008

At policyholders' expense By Walter Olson, 08-20-2008

At policyholders' expense By Walter Olson, 08-20-2008

Med mal "loss of a chance", cont'd By Walter Olson, 08-18-2008

Med mal "loss of a chance", cont'd By Walter Olson, 08-18-2008

Articles of Interest to Point of Law Readers By plittle, 08-14-2008

Articles of Interest to Point of Law Readers By plittle, 08-14-2008

Preemption, the Congressional maneuvers By Carter Wood, 08-13-2008

Preemption, the Congressional maneuvers By Carter Wood, 08-13-2008

Around the web, August 7 By Walter Olson, 08-06-2008

Around the web, August 7 By Walter Olson, 08-06-2008

Putting the boot to preemption By Carter Wood, 08-04-2008

Putting the boot to preemption By Carter Wood, 08-04-2008

Around the web, August 4 By Walter Olson, 08-03-2008

Around the web, August 4 By Walter Olson, 08-03-2008

"A Baby-Free New York" By Walter Olson, 08-01-2008

"A Baby-Free New York" By Walter Olson, 08-01-2008

"Hospital Obstetrics Ward Will Close Amid Malpractice Crisis" By Walter Olson, 07-31-2008

"Hospital Obstetrics Ward Will Close Amid Malpractice Crisis" By Walter Olson, 07-31-2008

If you're not reading Overlawyered... By Walter Olson, 07-27-2008

If you're not reading Overlawyered... By Walter Olson, 07-27-2008

AZ Judges on expert witnesses: Don't tell us what to do By Carter Wood, 06-26-2008

AZ Judges on expert witnesses: Don't tell us what to do By Carter Wood, 06-26-2008

The shadow government By Carter Wood, 06-15-2008

The shadow government By Carter Wood, 06-15-2008

More critiques of Riegel v. Medtronic, preemption By Carter Wood, 06-11-2008

More critiques of Riegel v. Medtronic, preemption By Carter Wood, 06-11-2008

More Hearings on Preemption, 'Politicized Science' By Carter Wood, 06-08-2008

More Hearings on Preemption, 'Politicized Science' By Carter Wood, 06-08-2008

Examiner: lawsuit reform has worked By Walter Olson, 06-06-2008

Examiner: lawsuit reform has worked By Walter Olson, 06-06-2008

A Congressional Response to Riegel v. Medtronic By Carter Wood, 06-04-2008

A Congressional Response to Riegel v. Medtronic By Carter Wood, 06-04-2008

Greenwich Village's choice... By Walter Olson, 05-30-2008

Greenwich Village's choice... By Walter Olson, 05-30-2008

Nanotubes are to Asbestos as Litigation is to Litigation By Carter Wood, 05-27-2008

Nanotubes are to Asbestos as Litigation is to Litigation By Carter Wood, 05-27-2008

Blawg Review #161 By Walter Olson, 05-27-2008

Blawg Review #161 By Walter Olson, 05-27-2008

"A History of Lawsuit Reform in Texas" By Walter Olson, 05-25-2008

"A History of Lawsuit Reform in Texas" By Walter Olson, 05-25-2008

A response to Marc Rodwin; the Massachusetts medical malpractice crisis By Ted Frank, 05-22-2008

A response to Marc Rodwin; the Massachusetts medical malpractice crisis By Ted Frank, 05-22-2008

June 3: NY panel on birth-related injuries By Walter Olson, 05-21-2008

June 3: NY panel on birth-related injuries By Walter Olson, 05-21-2008

Massachusetts med mal: Prof. Marc Rodwin responds By Walter Olson, 05-20-2008

Massachusetts med mal: Prof. Marc Rodwin responds By Walter Olson, 05-20-2008

Marc A. Rodwin et al., Malpractice Premiums In Massachusetts By Ted Frank, 05-17-2008

Marc A. Rodwin et al., Malpractice Premiums In Massachusetts By Ted Frank, 05-17-2008

Federal Preemption, the Hearing By Carter Wood, 05-15-2008

Federal Preemption, the Hearing By Carter Wood, 05-15-2008

Tyrannosaurus Rex Morgan, M.D. By Carter Wood, 05-11-2008

Tyrannosaurus Rex Morgan, M.D. By Carter Wood, 05-11-2008

On the Hill By Carter Wood, 05-11-2008

On the Hill By Carter Wood, 05-11-2008

The Issues Being Lobbied By Carter Wood, 05-09-2008

The Issues Being Lobbied By Carter Wood, 05-09-2008

Drafting doctors for ER duty By Walter Olson, 05-08-2008

Drafting doctors for ER duty By Walter Olson, 05-08-2008

Around the Web, May 2 By Carter Wood, 05-01-2008

Around the Web, May 2 By Carter Wood, 05-01-2008

Around the Web, April 28 By Carter Wood, 04-28-2008

Around the Web, April 28 By Carter Wood, 04-28-2008

Bisphenol A: Chemical Industry Defends Itself, Condemned By Carter Wood, 04-27-2008

Bisphenol A: Chemical Industry Defends Itself, Condemned By Carter Wood, 04-27-2008

Around the Web, April 25 By Carter Wood, 04-25-2008

Around the Web, April 25 By Carter Wood, 04-25-2008

"The False Claims Act: A Proper Tool for Enforcing Health Care Quality Standards?" By Walter Olson, 04-19-2008

"The False Claims Act: A Proper Tool for Enforcing Health Care Quality Standards?" By Walter Olson, 04-19-2008

$959,733 for lobbying, $585,134 in campaign contributions By Walter Olson, 04-18-2008

$959,733 for lobbying, $585,134 in campaign contributions By Walter Olson, 04-18-2008

Medical no-fault for New York? By Walter Olson, 04-11-2008

Medical no-fault for New York? By Walter Olson, 04-11-2008

Yes, Virginia, doctors respond to incentives By Ted Frank, 03-31-2008

Yes, Virginia, doctors respond to incentives By Ted Frank, 03-31-2008

New Zealand's universal no-fault By Walter Olson, 03-25-2008

New Zealand's universal no-fault By Walter Olson, 03-25-2008

Around the web, March 24 By Walter Olson, 03-23-2008

Around the web, March 24 By Walter Olson, 03-23-2008

Do ankles exist? By Walter Olson, 03-21-2008

Do ankles exist? By Walter Olson, 03-21-2008

"On the Tort Reform Angle, Too Bad about Spitzer" By Walter Olson, 03-19-2008

"On the Tort Reform Angle, Too Bad about Spitzer" By Walter Olson, 03-19-2008

"Where is Dr. Carl?" By Walter Olson, 03-15-2008

"Where is Dr. Carl?" By Walter Olson, 03-15-2008

Funny how that works By Ted Frank, 03-08-2008

Funny how that works By Ted Frank, 03-08-2008

IRBs and hospital checklists By Walter Olson, 03-06-2008

IRBs and hospital checklists By Walter Olson, 03-06-2008

The health costs of defensive medicine By Ted Frank, 03-04-2008

The health costs of defensive medicine By Ted Frank, 03-04-2008

N.Y. high court: no time limit on AIDS-phobia claims By Walter Olson, 03-03-2008

N.Y. high court: no time limit on AIDS-phobia claims By Walter Olson, 03-03-2008

Med-mal in the Upper Midwest By Walter Olson, 02-21-2008

Med-mal in the Upper Midwest By Walter Olson, 02-21-2008

"We're compensating the wrong patients..." By Walter Olson, 02-17-2008

"We're compensating the wrong patients..." By Walter Olson, 02-17-2008

Reasonable and customary By Walter Olson, 02-15-2008

Reasonable and customary By Walter Olson, 02-15-2008

Florida three strikes, cont'd By Walter Olson, 02-14-2008

Florida three strikes, cont'd By Walter Olson, 02-14-2008

Florida neurosurgeons By Walter Olson, 02-14-2008

Florida neurosurgeons By Walter Olson, 02-14-2008

How Mass Torts Are Born By Marie Gryphon, 02-08-2008

How Mass Torts Are Born By Marie Gryphon, 02-08-2008

New Hampshire medical screening panels, cont'd By Walter Olson, 02-03-2008

New Hampshire medical screening panels, cont'd By Walter Olson, 02-03-2008

New Hyman/Black/Silver/Sage paper on med mal caps By Ted Frank, 02-01-2008

New Hyman/Black/Silver/Sage paper on med mal caps By Ted Frank, 02-01-2008

Times: IRBs impede hospital safety improvements By Walter Olson, 01-30-2008

Times: IRBs impede hospital safety improvements By Walter Olson, 01-30-2008

"Junk Medical Lawsuits" and myths By Ted Frank, 01-29-2008

"Junk Medical Lawsuits" and myths By Ted Frank, 01-29-2008

Big teaching-hospital cuts after Oregon high court ruling By Walter Olson, 01-25-2008

Big teaching-hospital cuts after Oregon high court ruling By Walter Olson, 01-25-2008

"Flea" (Dr. Robert Lindeman) interviewed By Walter Olson, 01-17-2008

"Flea" (Dr. Robert Lindeman) interviewed By Walter Olson, 01-17-2008

"The first question everyone I know asks is, 'Are you suing?'" By Walter Olson, 01-13-2008

"The first question everyone I know asks is, 'Are you suing?'" By Walter Olson, 01-13-2008

Medical misinformation on the web By Walter Olson, 01-10-2008

Medical misinformation on the web By Walter Olson, 01-10-2008

L.A. Times on California med-mal, cont'd By Walter Olson, 01-08-2008

L.A. Times on California med-mal, cont'd By Walter Olson, 01-08-2008

Oregon high court strikes down public damages cap By Walter Olson, 01-01-2008

Oregon high court strikes down public damages cap By Walter Olson, 01-01-2008

"Disaster" foreseen with NY malpractice surcharge By Walter Olson, 12-28-2007

"Disaster" foreseen with NY malpractice surcharge By Walter Olson, 12-28-2007

More successful countersuits by docs? By Walter Olson, 12-20-2007

More successful countersuits by docs? By Walter Olson, 12-20-2007

"What determines malpractice payments?" By Walter Olson, 12-15-2007

"What determines malpractice payments?" By Walter Olson, 12-15-2007

Judge gives candy to plaintiff; jury verdict tossed By mkrauss, 12-14-2007

Judge gives candy to plaintiff; jury verdict tossed By mkrauss, 12-14-2007

Massachusetts med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 12-14-2007

Massachusetts med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 12-14-2007

Michigan med mal By Walter Olson, 11-30-2007

Michigan med mal By Walter Olson, 11-30-2007

Annals of legal academia By Walter Olson, 11-28-2007

Annals of legal academia By Walter Olson, 11-28-2007

Medical liability screening panels By Walter Olson, 11-21-2007

Medical liability screening panels By Walter Olson, 11-21-2007

Illinois judge strikes down med-mal caps By Walter Olson, 11-14-2007

Illinois judge strikes down med-mal caps By Walter Olson, 11-14-2007

Docs' apologies By Walter Olson, 11-08-2007

Docs' apologies By Walter Olson, 11-08-2007

Health courts and administrative med-mal compensation By Walter Olson, 11-07-2007

Health courts and administrative med-mal compensation By Walter Olson, 11-07-2007

Around the web, November 6 By Walter Olson, 11-06-2007

Around the web, November 6 By Walter Olson, 11-06-2007

Privacy law madness By Walter Olson, 10-31-2007

Privacy law madness By Walter Olson, 10-31-2007

Colorado med-mal rates By Walter Olson, 10-23-2007

Colorado med-mal rates By Walter Olson, 10-23-2007

"Health Courts, Administrative Compensation and Patient Safety" By Walter Olson, 10-10-2007

"Health Courts, Administrative Compensation and Patient Safety" By Walter Olson, 10-10-2007

John Edwards (again) on certificates of merit By Walter Olson, 10-02-2007

John Edwards (again) on certificates of merit By Walter Olson, 10-02-2007

New York's ob/gyn crisis By Walter Olson, 09-29-2007

New York's ob/gyn crisis By Walter Olson, 09-29-2007

More on liability reform and the medically underinsured By Walter Olson, 09-24-2007

More on liability reform and the medically underinsured By Walter Olson, 09-24-2007

France's "model" health-care system By Walter Olson, 09-17-2007

France's "model" health-care system By Walter Olson, 09-17-2007

W.V. med-mal reform, four years on By Walter Olson, 09-14-2007

W.V. med-mal reform, four years on By Walter Olson, 09-14-2007

Heart attacks in public places By Walter Olson, 09-12-2007

Heart attacks in public places By Walter Olson, 09-12-2007

Defensive medicine: they have to be carefully taught By Walter Olson, 09-11-2007

Defensive medicine: they have to be carefully taught By Walter Olson, 09-11-2007

New York orthopedic surgeons By Walter Olson, 08-31-2007

New York orthopedic surgeons By Walter Olson, 08-31-2007

Illinois once again attracting med-mal insurers By Walter Olson, 08-29-2007

Illinois once again attracting med-mal insurers By Walter Olson, 08-29-2007

Epstein replies to Relman By James R. Copland, 08-22-2007

Epstein replies to Relman By James R. Copland, 08-22-2007

Medical Monitoring and Medical Standards By Deborah LaFetra, 08-17-2007

Medical Monitoring and Medical Standards By Deborah LaFetra, 08-17-2007

"Like an oncologist bemoaning a cancer vaccine" By Walter Olson, 08-10-2007

"Like an oncologist bemoaning a cancer vaccine" By Walter Olson, 08-10-2007

Gawande on U.S. malpractice "disaster" By Walter Olson, 08-09-2007

Gawande on U.S. malpractice "disaster" By Walter Olson, 08-09-2007

More on those "medical" bankruptcies By Walter Olson, 07-28-2007

More on those "medical" bankruptcies By Walter Olson, 07-28-2007

Commuting to escape med-mal rates By Walter Olson, 07-12-2007

Commuting to escape med-mal rates By Walter Olson, 07-12-2007

Lawsuit limits spur stampede of doctors to Texas By Walter Olson, 07-10-2007

Lawsuit limits spur stampede of doctors to Texas By Walter Olson, 07-10-2007

The peer-review fishbowl By Walter Olson, 07-07-2007

The peer-review fishbowl By Walter Olson, 07-07-2007

Spitzer vows to address med-mal crisis By Walter Olson, 07-06-2007

Spitzer vows to address med-mal crisis By Walter Olson, 07-06-2007

The Times notices HIPAA By Walter Olson, 07-05-2007

The Times notices HIPAA By Walter Olson, 07-05-2007

Unmeasured defensive medicine costs? By Ted Frank, 06-26-2007

Unmeasured defensive medicine costs? By Ted Frank, 06-26-2007

Mass Torts Made Perfect By Walter Olson, 06-16-2007

Mass Torts Made Perfect By Walter Olson, 06-16-2007

North Carolina med-mal compromise By Walter Olson, 06-15-2007

North Carolina med-mal compromise By Walter Olson, 06-15-2007

HIPAA in private litigation By Walter Olson, 06-10-2007

HIPAA in private litigation By Walter Olson, 06-10-2007

High-low agreements By Walter Olson, 06-08-2007

High-low agreements By Walter Olson, 06-08-2007

"Doctors don't vote, lawyers do" By Walter Olson, 06-03-2007

"Doctors don't vote, lawyers do" By Walter Olson, 06-03-2007

Charles Silver on insurance limits By Ted Frank, 05-25-2007

Charles Silver on insurance limits By Ted Frank, 05-25-2007

Backaches and compensation By Walter Olson, 05-16-2007

Backaches and compensation By Walter Olson, 05-16-2007

"The baby scramble" By Walter Olson, 05-14-2007

"The baby scramble" By Walter Olson, 05-14-2007

Health court blogging By Ted Frank, 05-09-2007

Health court blogging By Ted Frank, 05-09-2007

Does med-mal risk, like misery, love company? By Walter Olson, 04-26-2007

Does med-mal risk, like misery, love company? By Walter Olson, 04-26-2007

"It's a liability issue. You might fall off" By Walter Olson, 04-23-2007

"It's a liability issue. You might fall off" By Walter Olson, 04-23-2007

Judge Sarokin on med-mal By Walter Olson, 04-19-2007

Judge Sarokin on med-mal By Walter Olson, 04-19-2007

Katrina malpractice theory By Walter Olson, 04-18-2007

Katrina malpractice theory By Walter Olson, 04-18-2007

The golden whistle, cont'd By Walter Olson, 04-17-2007

The golden whistle, cont'd By Walter Olson, 04-17-2007

"Whiplash and other useful illnesses" By Walter Olson, 04-15-2007

"Whiplash and other useful illnesses" By Walter Olson, 04-15-2007

Latest Healthgrades study By Ted Frank, 04-08-2007

Latest Healthgrades study By Ted Frank, 04-08-2007

Connecticut doctors, squeezed By Walter Olson, 04-03-2007

Connecticut doctors, squeezed By Walter Olson, 04-03-2007

Texas's welcome mat for doctors By Walter Olson, 03-28-2007

Texas's welcome mat for doctors By Walter Olson, 03-28-2007

Ark. high court strikes down certificate-of-merit law By Walter Olson, 03-26-2007

Ark. high court strikes down certificate-of-merit law By Walter Olson, 03-26-2007

Around the web, March 26 By Walter Olson, 03-26-2007

Around the web, March 26 By Walter Olson, 03-26-2007

Volunteer physicians in Alabama By Walter Olson, 03-24-2007

Volunteer physicians in Alabama By Walter Olson, 03-24-2007

Rudy remembers NYC hospital lawsuits By Walter Olson, 03-22-2007

Rudy remembers NYC hospital lawsuits By Walter Olson, 03-22-2007

More stirrings on health courts By Walter Olson, 03-15-2007

More stirrings on health courts By Walter Olson, 03-15-2007

"The Equation" By Ted Frank, 03-10-2007

"The Equation" By Ted Frank, 03-10-2007

Wheedling neurosurgeons By Walter Olson, 02-26-2007

Wheedling neurosurgeons By Walter Olson, 02-26-2007

Sticking to the suburbs By Walter Olson, 02-23-2007

Sticking to the suburbs By Walter Olson, 02-23-2007

"Clear and convincing" evidence By Walter Olson, 02-17-2007

"Clear and convincing" evidence By Walter Olson, 02-17-2007

Next up: even more C-sections? By Walter Olson, 02-12-2007

Next up: even more C-sections? By Walter Olson, 02-12-2007

Emergency room doctor shortages By Walter Olson, 02-06-2007

Emergency room doctor shortages By Walter Olson, 02-06-2007

What docs pay, and where By Walter Olson, 02-01-2007

What docs pay, and where By Walter Olson, 02-01-2007

Hospital chief: liability curbs rev up W.V. medicine By Walter Olson, 01-31-2007

Hospital chief: liability curbs rev up W.V. medicine By Walter Olson, 01-31-2007

Health Wonk Review #24 By Walter Olson, 01-26-2007

Health Wonk Review #24 By Walter Olson, 01-26-2007

"No beginning physician" could afford it alone By Walter Olson, 01-25-2007

"No beginning physician" could afford it alone By Walter Olson, 01-25-2007

Okla. certificate-of-merit law, cont'd By Walter Olson, 01-23-2007

Okla. certificate-of-merit law, cont'd By Walter Olson, 01-23-2007

Okla. high court kills certificate-of-merit law By Walter Olson, 01-22-2007

Okla. high court kills certificate-of-merit law By Walter Olson, 01-22-2007

Charitable medical care in decline By Walter Olson, 01-20-2007

Charitable medical care in decline By Walter Olson, 01-20-2007

Arizona malpractice legislation By Walter Olson, 01-18-2007

Arizona malpractice legislation By Walter Olson, 01-18-2007

Does Sorry Work? By Ted Frank, 01-16-2007

Does Sorry Work? By Ted Frank, 01-16-2007

Public Citizen on medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 01-13-2007

Public Citizen on medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 01-13-2007

"Illinois doctors' med mal rates drop" By Walter Olson, 01-02-2007

"Illinois doctors' med mal rates drop" By Walter Olson, 01-02-2007

Garza verdict slashed By James R. Copland, 12-21-2006

Garza verdict slashed By James R. Copland, 12-21-2006

West Virginia med-mal reforms By Walter Olson, 12-20-2006

West Virginia med-mal reforms By Walter Olson, 12-20-2006

Why medical safety isn't as easy as it seems By Ted Frank, 12-19-2006

Why medical safety isn't as easy as it seems By Ted Frank, 12-19-2006

Fla. med-mal: speaking of waivers... By Walter Olson, 12-18-2006

Fla. med-mal: speaking of waivers... By Walter Olson, 12-18-2006

Trial lawyer puts money where his mouth is By Ted Frank, 12-11-2006

Trial lawyer puts money where his mouth is By Ted Frank, 12-11-2006

"Do Defendants Pay What Juries Award? Post-Verdict Haircuts in Texas Medical Malpractice Cases, 1988-2003" By Ted Frank, 12-11-2006

"Do Defendants Pay What Juries Award? Post-Verdict Haircuts in Texas Medical Malpractice Cases, 1988-2003" By Ted Frank, 12-11-2006

Medical mistakes in Japan By Walter Olson, 12-11-2006

Medical mistakes in Japan By Walter Olson, 12-11-2006

Cats and dogs lying down together? By Walter Olson, 12-08-2006

Cats and dogs lying down together? By Walter Olson, 12-08-2006

Illinois medical liability reforms By Walter Olson, 12-03-2006

Illinois medical liability reforms By Walter Olson, 12-03-2006

Book corner By Walter Olson, 11-29-2006

Book corner By Walter Olson, 11-29-2006

Ohio medical malpractice claim report By Ted Frank, 11-27-2006

Ohio medical malpractice claim report By Ted Frank, 11-27-2006

$281,764,938 By Walter Olson, 11-22-2006

$281,764,938 By Walter Olson, 11-22-2006

Sid Schwab (SurgeonsBlog) on getting sued By Walter Olson, 11-16-2006

Sid Schwab (SurgeonsBlog) on getting sued By Walter Olson, 11-16-2006

New Zealand: No-fault medical error By Walter Olson, 11-15-2006

New Zealand: No-fault medical error By Walter Olson, 11-15-2006

Post-reform doctor supply in Texas III By Ted Frank, 11-13-2006

Post-reform doctor supply in Texas III By Ted Frank, 11-13-2006

Hyman and Silver: "Medical Malpractice Litigation and Tort Reform: It's the Incentives, Stupid" By Ted Frank, 11-12-2006

Hyman and Silver: "Medical Malpractice Litigation and Tort Reform: It's the Incentives, Stupid" By Ted Frank, 11-12-2006

Pennsylvania's Fair Share Act By Walter Olson, 11-10-2006

Pennsylvania's Fair Share Act By Walter Olson, 11-10-2006

Post-reform doctor supply in Texas II By Ted Frank, 11-07-2006

Post-reform doctor supply in Texas II By Ted Frank, 11-07-2006

Post-reform doctor supply in Texas By Ted Frank, 11-06-2006

Post-reform doctor supply in Texas By Ted Frank, 11-06-2006

Health courts, administered compensation and safety By Walter Olson, 11-04-2006

Health courts, administered compensation and safety By Walter Olson, 11-04-2006

"The Impact of Caps on Damages. How are Markets for Medical Liability Insurance and Medical Services Affected?" By Ted Frank, 10-04-2006

"The Impact of Caps on Damages. How are Markets for Medical Liability Insurance and Medical Services Affected?" By Ted Frank, 10-04-2006

How FDA drug safety costs lives By Ted Frank, 10-03-2006

How FDA drug safety costs lives By Ted Frank, 10-03-2006

Louisiana appeals court strikes down med-mal cap By Walter Olson, 09-29-2006

Louisiana appeals court strikes down med-mal cap By Walter Olson, 09-29-2006

Docs to their kids: don't follow in our steps By Walter Olson, 09-22-2006

Docs to their kids: don't follow in our steps By Walter Olson, 09-22-2006

Birth injury compensation funds By Walter Olson, 09-21-2006

Birth injury compensation funds By Walter Olson, 09-21-2006

"Death after two-hour ER wait ruled homicide" By Walter Olson, 09-19-2006

"Death after two-hour ER wait ruled homicide" By Walter Olson, 09-19-2006

Texas med-mal rates continue plunge By Walter Olson, 09-15-2006

Texas med-mal rates continue plunge By Walter Olson, 09-15-2006

Michigan vs. Pennsylvania docs By Walter Olson, 09-11-2006

Michigan vs. Pennsylvania docs By Walter Olson, 09-11-2006

Loss-of-a-chance doctrine By Walter Olson, 09-03-2006

Loss-of-a-chance doctrine By Walter Olson, 09-03-2006

More on vaccines at MPT By James R. Copland, 08-25-2006

More on vaccines at MPT By James R. Copland, 08-25-2006

Plunge in Texas med-mal cases By Walter Olson, 08-25-2006

Plunge in Texas med-mal cases By Walter Olson, 08-25-2006

More from KevinMD By Walter Olson, 08-24-2006

More from KevinMD By Walter Olson, 08-24-2006

"Would tort reform stop this case?" By Walter Olson, 08-24-2006

"Would tort reform stop this case?" By Walter Olson, 08-24-2006

Oregon court guts public liability limits By Walter Olson, 08-21-2006

Oregon court guts public liability limits By Walter Olson, 08-21-2006

Effects of med-mal reforms By Walter Olson, 08-02-2006

Effects of med-mal reforms By Walter Olson, 08-02-2006

Mississippi med-mal measures By Walter Olson, 07-31-2006

Mississippi med-mal measures By Walter Olson, 07-31-2006

Katrina doctor, nurses indicted By Walter Olson, 07-31-2006

Katrina doctor, nurses indicted By Walter Olson, 07-31-2006

Liability reform and the medically uninsured By Walter Olson, 07-30-2006

Liability reform and the medically uninsured By Walter Olson, 07-30-2006

Med-mal: Harvard Public Health study, cont'd By Walter Olson, 07-27-2006

Med-mal: Harvard Public Health study, cont'd By Walter Olson, 07-27-2006

Malpractice Liability--A Free Market Primer By James R. Copland, 07-26-2006

Malpractice Liability--A Free Market Primer By James R. Copland, 07-26-2006

"Win or lose, you die a little with every case" By Walter Olson, 07-20-2006

"Win or lose, you die a little with every case" By Walter Olson, 07-20-2006

The Impact of State Laws Limiting Malpractice Damage Awards on Health Care Expenditures By Ted Frank, 07-18-2006

The Impact of State Laws Limiting Malpractice Damage Awards on Health Care Expenditures By Ted Frank, 07-18-2006

Georgia court overturns more of tort reform bill By James R. Copland, 07-17-2006

Georgia court overturns more of tort reform bill By James R. Copland, 07-17-2006

Yesterday's House health hearing By Walter Olson, 07-14-2006

Yesterday's House health hearing By Walter Olson, 07-14-2006

Health courts hearing today on Hill By Walter Olson, 07-13-2006

Health courts hearing today on Hill By Walter Olson, 07-13-2006

Slate's Med-Mal Hack Job By James R. Copland, 07-12-2006

Slate's Med-Mal Hack Job By James R. Copland, 07-12-2006

Feature discussion begins By Ted Frank, 07-11-2006

Feature discussion begins By Ted Frank, 07-11-2006

Naming peripheral medical defendants By Walter Olson, 07-11-2006

Naming peripheral medical defendants By Walter Olson, 07-11-2006

Wisconsin Supreme Court expands malpractice liability By Ted Frank, 07-10-2006

Wisconsin Supreme Court expands malpractice liability By Ted Frank, 07-10-2006

Richard Epstein--and Others--at MPT By James R. Copland, 07-06-2006

Richard Epstein--and Others--at MPT By James R. Copland, 07-06-2006

Medical malpractice "safe harbors" By Ted Frank, 07-05-2006

Medical malpractice "safe harbors" By Ted Frank, 07-05-2006

Finishing Up By Bill Childs, 06-30-2006

Finishing Up By Bill Childs, 06-30-2006

Midwives on the verge of a nervous breakdown By Walter Olson, 06-26-2006

Midwives on the verge of a nervous breakdown By Walter Olson, 06-26-2006

"9/11 Suit Tests New York Stand on Immunity" By Ted Frank, 06-23-2006

"9/11 Suit Tests New York Stand on Immunity" By Ted Frank, 06-23-2006

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? III By Ted Frank, 06-21-2006

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? III By Ted Frank, 06-21-2006

Federal rules allow experimental procedures without consent By mkrauss, 06-20-2006

Federal rules allow experimental procedures without consent By mkrauss, 06-20-2006

Allowing interstate competition for health care (and other) law By mkrauss, 06-20-2006

Allowing interstate competition for health care (and other) law By mkrauss, 06-20-2006

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? II By Ted Frank, 06-20-2006

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? II By Ted Frank, 06-20-2006

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? By Ted Frank, 06-20-2006

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? By Ted Frank, 06-20-2006

More on med-mal-study letters By Walter Olson, 06-20-2006

More on med-mal-study letters By Walter Olson, 06-20-2006

Empirical data and medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 06-18-2006

Empirical data and medical malpractice By Ted Frank, 06-18-2006

60 percent equals "almost every" By Walter Olson, 06-16-2006

60 percent equals "almost every" By Walter Olson, 06-16-2006

Ohio med-mal proposals By Walter Olson, 06-14-2006

Ohio med-mal proposals By Walter Olson, 06-14-2006

Med-mal: the Florida Times-Union regrets By Walter Olson, 06-11-2006

Med-mal: the Florida Times-Union regrets By Walter Olson, 06-11-2006

"Rx for American health care" By Walter Olson, 06-10-2006

"Rx for American health care" By Walter Olson, 06-10-2006

Sen. Frist's family anecdote By Walter Olson, 06-07-2006

Sen. Frist's family anecdote By Walter Olson, 06-07-2006

Didn't realize about defensive medicine By Walter Olson, 06-05-2006

Didn't realize about defensive medicine By Walter Olson, 06-05-2006

"From physician to legislator" By Walter Olson, 06-02-2006

"From physician to legislator" By Walter Olson, 06-02-2006

Oz: CP shouldn't be in court By Walter Olson, 05-26-2006

Oz: CP shouldn't be in court By Walter Olson, 05-26-2006

Tabarrok in WSJ on malpractice insurance By Walter Olson, 05-22-2006

Tabarrok in WSJ on malpractice insurance By Walter Olson, 05-22-2006

New MI Study on Medical Malpractice By James R. Copland, 05-18-2006

New MI Study on Medical Malpractice By James R. Copland, 05-18-2006

AEI Judge & Jury event on video By Walter Olson, 05-14-2006

AEI Judge & Jury event on video By Walter Olson, 05-14-2006

Med-mal cloture motion fails By Ted Frank, 05-09-2006

Med-mal cloture motion fails By Ted Frank, 05-09-2006

Blawg Review #56: Sex, Virtual Weddings, and Baseball By James R. Copland, 05-08-2006

Blawg Review #56: Sex, Virtual Weddings, and Baseball By James R. Copland, 05-08-2006

More on medical-malpractice insurance By Ted Frank, 05-05-2006

More on medical-malpractice insurance By Ted Frank, 05-05-2006

Pennsylvania med-mal crunch By Walter Olson, 05-05-2006

Pennsylvania med-mal crunch By Walter Olson, 05-05-2006

Lone Star med mal law fix By Walter Olson, 05-04-2006

Lone Star med mal law fix By Walter Olson, 05-04-2006

Ariz. governor vetoes ER liability relief By Walter Olson, 05-04-2006

Ariz. governor vetoes ER liability relief By Walter Olson, 05-04-2006

Wrong-site surgery By Walter Olson, 05-03-2006

Wrong-site surgery By Walter Olson, 05-03-2006

"Health Week" pushed back to May 8 By Ted Frank, 05-02-2006

"Health Week" pushed back to May 8 By Ted Frank, 05-02-2006

"A blog I read with increasing frequency" By Walter Olson, 05-02-2006

"A blog I read with increasing frequency" By Walter Olson, 05-02-2006

More on Consumer Disadvocacy By Martin F Grace, 05-01-2006

More on Consumer Disadvocacy By Martin F Grace, 05-01-2006

Bush's remarks on medical-malpractice legislation By Ted Frank, 05-01-2006

Bush's remarks on medical-malpractice legislation By Ted Frank, 05-01-2006

W.V. med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 05-01-2006

W.V. med-mal reform By Walter Olson, 05-01-2006

Center for Justice & Democracy and Americans for Insurance Reform By Ted Frank, 04-25-2006

Center for Justice & Democracy and Americans for Insurance Reform By Ted Frank, 04-25-2006

The Saga of Cipro By Benjamin Zycher, 04-24-2006

The Saga of Cipro By Benjamin Zycher, 04-24-2006

"The U.S. Senate Takes On Medical Malpractice Reform" By Ted Frank, 04-23-2006

"The U.S. Senate Takes On Medical Malpractice Reform" By Ted Frank, 04-23-2006

"Do it for Mr. Incredible, Dad" By Walter Olson, 04-15-2006

"Do it for Mr. Incredible, Dad" By Walter Olson, 04-15-2006

Vanished doctors: the human costs By Walter Olson, 04-14-2006

Vanished doctors: the human costs By Walter Olson, 04-14-2006

Who outspends whom in ballot battles? By Walter Olson, 04-12-2006

Who outspends whom in ballot battles? By Walter Olson, 04-12-2006

Do medical malpractice caps affect care? By Ted Frank, 04-11-2006

Do medical malpractice caps affect care? By Ted Frank, 04-11-2006

McDarby: Gilmartin to testify By James R. Copland, 04-06-2006

McDarby: Gilmartin to testify By James R. Copland, 04-06-2006

Merck loses in McDarby case By James R. Copland, 04-05-2006

Merck loses in McDarby case By James R. Copland, 04-05-2006

Windfalls ahead for Illinois plaintiffs? By Walter Olson, 04-03-2006

Windfalls ahead for Illinois plaintiffs? By Walter Olson, 04-03-2006

A comment on medical malpractice insurance rates By Ted Frank, 04-02-2006

A comment on medical malpractice insurance rates By Ted Frank, 04-02-2006

AEI event: Medical Malpractice and Physician Supply By Ted Frank, 04-01-2006

AEI event: Medical Malpractice and Physician Supply By Ted Frank, 04-01-2006

Texas med-mal savings By Walter Olson, 03-30-2006

Texas med-mal savings By Walter Olson, 03-30-2006

Lipitor Lawsuit By Sam Munson, 03-29-2006

Lipitor Lawsuit By Sam Munson, 03-29-2006

"Neurosurgeons flee high insurance costs" By Walter Olson, 03-29-2006

"Neurosurgeons flee high insurance costs" By Walter Olson, 03-29-2006

First West Coast Vioxx Cases By Sam Munson, 03-27-2006

First West Coast Vioxx Cases By Sam Munson, 03-27-2006

Welcoming Sam Munson By James R. Copland, 03-27-2006

Welcoming Sam Munson By James R. Copland, 03-27-2006

Defensive medicine in the ER By Walter Olson, 03-16-2006

Defensive medicine in the ER By Walter Olson, 03-16-2006

Good Samaritan liability By Walter Olson, 03-14-2006

Good Samaritan liability By Walter Olson, 03-14-2006

No surprise: NBER paper shows medmal reform works By Ted Frank, 03-13-2006

No surprise: NBER paper shows medmal reform works By Ted Frank, 03-13-2006

ABA vs. health courts By Walter Olson, 03-13-2006

ABA vs. health courts By Walter Olson, 03-13-2006

"States take lead in medical malpractice reform" By Walter Olson, 03-12-2006

"States take lead in medical malpractice reform" By Walter Olson, 03-12-2006

Health Wonk Review By Walter Olson, 03-09-2006

Health Wonk Review By Walter Olson, 03-09-2006

AIR Study on Medical Malpractice By Martin F Grace, 03-07-2006

AIR Study on Medical Malpractice By Martin F Grace, 03-07-2006

"This plaintiff's hired gun blew up in their faces" By Walter Olson, 03-04-2006

"This plaintiff's hired gun blew up in their faces" By Walter Olson, 03-04-2006

"Trial Lawyers Inc. -- Health Care" By Walter Olson, 02-26-2006

"Trial Lawyers Inc. -- Health Care" By Walter Olson, 02-26-2006

A mild disagreement with Michael By Ted Frank, 02-24-2006

A mild disagreement with Michael By Ted Frank, 02-24-2006

Risks drop here. So why does liability increase here? By mkrauss, 02-24-2006

Risks drop here. So why does liability increase here? By mkrauss, 02-24-2006

Washington state malpractice reform By Walter Olson, 02-22-2006

Washington state malpractice reform By Walter Olson, 02-22-2006

"Understanding medical malpractice insurance: a primer" By Walter Olson, 02-12-2006

"Understanding medical malpractice insurance: a primer" By Walter Olson, 02-12-2006

State of the Union -- health care By Walter Olson, 02-10-2006

State of the Union -- health care By Walter Olson, 02-10-2006

"The Death of Mammography" By Walter Olson, 02-07-2006

"The Death of Mammography" By Walter Olson, 02-07-2006

Law firms and HIPAA By Walter Olson, 02-01-2006

Law firms and HIPAA By Walter Olson, 02-01-2006

Australian cerebral palsy study implicates viruses By Walter Olson, 02-01-2006

Australian cerebral palsy study implicates viruses By Walter Olson, 02-01-2006

Bush in SOTU on med-mal By Walter Olson, 02-01-2006

Bush in SOTU on med-mal By Walter Olson, 02-01-2006

Medical liability crisis in Pennsylvania By Walter Olson, 01-30-2006

Medical liability crisis in Pennsylvania By Walter Olson, 01-30-2006

NYT Mag: How litigation costs lives By James R. Copland, 01-26-2006

NYT Mag: How litigation costs lives By James R. Copland, 01-26-2006

Medical societies trying to sanction errant experts? Book 'em By Walter Olson, 01-26-2006

Medical societies trying to sanction errant experts? Book 'em By Walter Olson, 01-26-2006

Keeping "B-readers" honest By Walter Olson, 01-24-2006

Keeping "B-readers" honest By Walter Olson, 01-24-2006

"I look at patients differently now" By Walter Olson, 01-19-2006

"I look at patients differently now" By Walter Olson, 01-19-2006

Being an ethical expert witness By Walter Olson, 01-10-2006

Being an ethical expert witness By Walter Olson, 01-10-2006

Bad month for Connecticut ob/gyns By Walter Olson, 01-05-2006

Bad month for Connecticut ob/gyns By Walter Olson, 01-05-2006

Wisconsin high court, again By Walter Olson, 01-04-2006

Wisconsin high court, again By Walter Olson, 01-04-2006

Memorializing "remarkable" medical testimony By Walter Olson, 01-03-2006

Memorializing "remarkable" medical testimony By Walter Olson, 01-03-2006

Anesthesiologists' success By Walter Olson, 12-22-2005

Anesthesiologists' success By Walter Olson, 12-22-2005

"I felt like shouting a warning to the jury" By Walter Olson, 12-19-2005

"I felt like shouting a warning to the jury" By Walter Olson, 12-19-2005

Expert medical witnesses By Walter Olson, 12-18-2005

Expert medical witnesses By Walter Olson, 12-18-2005

The Medical Malpractice Myth? at AEI By Ted Frank, 12-15-2005

The Medical Malpractice Myth? at AEI By Ted Frank, 12-15-2005

"Neurologists Take a Stand on Bearing Witness" By Walter Olson, 12-14-2005

"Neurologists Take a Stand on Bearing Witness" By Walter Olson, 12-14-2005

2005 scorecard for med-mal reform By Ted Frank, 12-07-2005

2005 scorecard for med-mal reform By Ted Frank, 12-07-2005

Bill Sage responds By James R. Copland, 12-06-2005

Bill Sage responds By James R. Copland, 12-06-2005

Sorry, Wisconsin docs By Walter Olson, 12-06-2005

Sorry, Wisconsin docs By Walter Olson, 12-06-2005

A pathologist recoils... By Walter Olson, 12-02-2005

A pathologist recoils... By Walter Olson, 12-02-2005

Liability reform in Georgia By Walter Olson, 12-01-2005

Liability reform in Georgia By Walter Olson, 12-01-2005

Chester County, Pa. neurosurgeons By Walter Olson, 11-30-2005

Chester County, Pa. neurosurgeons By Walter Olson, 11-30-2005

Post-Turkey Reading By James R. Copland, 11-26-2005

Post-Turkey Reading By James R. Copland, 11-26-2005

Correcting Wisconsin's high court By Walter Olson, 11-23-2005

Correcting Wisconsin's high court By Walter Olson, 11-23-2005

Welcome medical bloggers By Walter Olson, 11-16-2005

Welcome medical bloggers By Walter Olson, 11-16-2005

"C-Sections in U.S. Are at All-Time High" By Walter Olson, 11-16-2005

"C-Sections in U.S. Are at All-Time High" By Walter Olson, 11-16-2005

Featured Discussion on litigation and health care begins today By James R. Copland, 11-14-2005

Featured Discussion on litigation and health care begins today By James R. Copland, 11-14-2005

Angoff's activities again By Walter Olson, 11-14-2005

Angoff's activities again By Walter Olson, 11-14-2005

"Three strikes" license suspension By Walter Olson, 11-10-2005

"Three strikes" license suspension By Walter Olson, 11-10-2005

Balloting results By Walter Olson, 11-09-2005

Balloting results By Walter Olson, 11-09-2005

Washington state ballot battle By Walter Olson, 11-08-2005

Washington state ballot battle By Walter Olson, 11-08-2005

New medical malpractice blog By Walter Olson, 11-07-2005

New medical malpractice blog By Walter Olson, 11-07-2005

More Refutation of Angoff's Report By Martin F Grace, 10-31-2005

More Refutation of Angoff's Report By Martin F Grace, 10-31-2005

Refuting Angoff on medical liability By Walter Olson, 10-31-2005

Refuting Angoff on medical liability By Walter Olson, 10-31-2005

Neutral experts in Chattanooga By Ted Frank, 10-27-2005

Neutral experts in Chattanooga By Ted Frank, 10-27-2005

Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Health Care By James R. Copland, 10-26-2005

Trial Lawyers, Inc.: Health Care By James R. Copland, 10-26-2005

Wisconsin Supreme Court By Walter Olson, 10-26-2005

Wisconsin Supreme Court By Walter Olson, 10-26-2005

"Actuaries Say Med-Mal Report Misled the Public" By Walter Olson, 10-19-2005

"Actuaries Say Med-Mal Report Misled the Public" By Walter Olson, 10-19-2005

Med-mal paid claims, by state By Walter Olson, 10-18-2005

Med-mal paid claims, by state By Walter Olson, 10-18-2005

AJP's "Legal Reform Speaker's Resource" By Walter Olson, 10-17-2005

AJP's "Legal Reform Speaker's Resource" By Walter Olson, 10-17-2005

Doctors return to southern Illinois By Ted Frank, 10-15-2005

Doctors return to southern Illinois By Ted Frank, 10-15-2005

"Two years after medical reform, rate cuts bring relief to doctors" By Walter Olson, 10-14-2005

"Two years after medical reform, rate cuts bring relief to doctors" By Walter Olson, 10-14-2005

Miss. med-mal moderating By Walter Olson, 10-12-2005

Miss. med-mal moderating By Walter Olson, 10-12-2005

Mississippi tort reform By Walter Olson, 09-15-2005

Mississippi tort reform By Walter Olson, 09-15-2005

Washington state replays the Florida malpractice debate By Ted Frank, 09-12-2005

Washington state replays the Florida malpractice debate By Ted Frank, 09-12-2005

Wisconsin med-mal poll By Walter Olson, 08-30-2005

Wisconsin med-mal poll By Walter Olson, 08-30-2005

Clinical trials By Walter Olson, 08-29-2005

Clinical trials By Walter Olson, 08-29-2005

Epstein on Ernst v. Merck By James R. Copland, 08-22-2005

Epstein on Ernst v. Merck By James R. Copland, 08-22-2005

Quantifying defensive medicine By Walter Olson, 08-18-2005

Quantifying defensive medicine By Walter Olson, 08-18-2005

"Wisconsin is a dangerous place to operate a business" By Walter Olson, 08-16-2005

"Wisconsin is a dangerous place to operate a business" By Walter Olson, 08-16-2005

A New Look at Tort Reform --It May Save Lives By Martin F Grace, 08-15-2005

A New Look at Tort Reform --It May Save Lives By Martin F Grace, 08-15-2005

Still low by U.S. standards By Walter Olson, 08-14-2005

Still low by U.S. standards By Walter Olson, 08-14-2005

Evidence-based medicine By Walter Olson, 08-13-2005

Evidence-based medicine By Walter Olson, 08-13-2005

Wisconsin's lawless high court By Walter Olson, 08-11-2005

Wisconsin's lawless high court By Walter Olson, 08-11-2005

"Stability, Not Crisis" By Ted Frank, 08-10-2005

"Stability, Not Crisis" By Ted Frank, 08-10-2005

Learning the Wrong Lessons from "An American Tragedy" By David Bernstein, 08-08-2005

Learning the Wrong Lessons from "An American Tragedy" By David Bernstein, 08-08-2005

"Patient dumping" law By Walter Olson, 08-08-2005

"Patient dumping" law By Walter Olson, 08-08-2005

Emotion in the courtroom By Walter Olson, 08-07-2005

Emotion in the courtroom By Walter Olson, 08-07-2005

More Simplistic Tort Reform Research By Martin F Grace, 08-04-2005

More Simplistic Tort Reform Research By Martin F Grace, 08-04-2005

Caesarean sections By Walter Olson, 08-04-2005

Caesarean sections By Walter Olson, 08-04-2005

DougSimpson.com By Walter Olson, 08-04-2005

DougSimpson.com By Walter Olson, 08-04-2005

New from the Washington Legal Foundation By James R. Copland, 07-29-2005

New from the Washington Legal Foundation By James R. Copland, 07-29-2005

House passes HEALTH Act By James R. Copland, 07-29-2005

House passes HEALTH Act By James R. Copland, 07-29-2005

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act By James R. Copland, 07-29-2005

Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act By James R. Copland, 07-29-2005

Sued for bodily injury By Walter Olson, 07-28-2005

Sued for bodily injury By Walter Olson, 07-28-2005

Donna Rovito med-mal blog By Walter Olson, 07-28-2005

Donna Rovito med-mal blog By Walter Olson, 07-28-2005

Hillary's move to the center? By Ted Frank, 07-26-2005

Hillary's move to the center? By Ted Frank, 07-26-2005

Pennsylvania departing-docs study By Walter Olson, 07-25-2005

Pennsylvania departing-docs study By Walter Olson, 07-25-2005

New York grand jury also going after asbestos plaintiffs? By Ted Frank, 07-20-2005

New York grand jury also going after asbestos plaintiffs? By Ted Frank, 07-20-2005

Wisc. high court on med-mal, cont'd By Walter Olson, 07-19-2005

Wisc. high court on med-mal, cont'd By Walter Olson, 07-19-2005

Merck doctor testimony By James R. Copland, 07-18-2005

Merck doctor testimony By James R. Copland, 07-18-2005

More on Michigan medical monitoring decision By James R. Copland, 07-18-2005

More on Michigan medical monitoring decision By James R. Copland, 07-18-2005

Michigan rejects medical monitoring By Walter Olson, 07-18-2005

Michigan rejects medical monitoring By Walter Olson, 07-18-2005

Another Scruggs hospital suit down By Walter Olson, 07-15-2005

Another Scruggs hospital suit down By Walter Olson, 07-15-2005

Wisconsin strikes down med-mal caps By Ted Frank, 07-14-2005

Wisconsin strikes down med-mal caps By Ted Frank, 07-14-2005

CJD's Med Math Part II By Martin F Grace, 07-13-2005

CJD's Med Math Part II By Martin F Grace, 07-13-2005

When the patient is a lawyer By Walter Olson, 07-12-2005

When the patient is a lawyer By Walter Olson, 07-12-2005

"Putting a lid on D.C.'s malpractice" By Walter Olson, 07-11-2005

"Putting a lid on D.C.'s malpractice" By Walter Olson, 07-11-2005

CJD's med-mal math By James R. Copland, 07-08-2005

CJD's med-mal math By James R. Copland, 07-08-2005

Doctors' apologies By Walter Olson, 07-07-2005

Doctors' apologies By Walter Olson, 07-07-2005

Texas: "The Doctor Is In" By Walter Olson, 07-03-2005

Texas: "The Doctor Is In" By Walter Olson, 07-03-2005

Just before the holiday... By Walter Olson, 07-02-2005

Just before the holiday... By Walter Olson, 07-02-2005

Astroturf in the liability wars By Walter Olson, 07-01-2005

Astroturf in the liability wars By Walter Olson, 07-01-2005

Med Mal Costs 2004 By Martin F Grace, 06-29-2005

Med Mal Costs 2004 By Martin F Grace, 06-29-2005

Liability Insurance Does Chase Doctors Away -- But in a Different Way By Martin F Grace, 06-24-2005

Liability Insurance Does Chase Doctors Away -- But in a Different Way By Martin F Grace, 06-24-2005

Anesthesiologists and Malpractice By Ted Frank, 06-23-2005

Anesthesiologists and Malpractice By Ted Frank, 06-23-2005

Hidden Costs of the Liability Crisis By Martin F Grace, 06-20-2005

Hidden Costs of the Liability Crisis By Martin F Grace, 06-20-2005

Only $500K damages? Take a hike By Walter Olson, 06-20-2005

Only $500K damages? Take a hike By Walter Olson, 06-20-2005

New Hampshire Med-Mal Reform By jwilson, 06-14-2005

New Hampshire Med-Mal Reform By jwilson, 06-14-2005

Illinois med-mal By Walter Olson, 06-02-2005

Illinois med-mal By Walter Olson, 06-02-2005

Med-mal: "making up for stock market losses" By Walter Olson, 05-31-2005

Med-mal: "making up for stock market losses" By Walter Olson, 05-31-2005

"How Texas Earned Its Stripes" By Walter Olson, 05-29-2005

"How Texas Earned Its Stripes" By Walter Olson, 05-29-2005

Out-of-state experts By Walter Olson, 05-25-2005

Out-of-state experts By Walter Olson, 05-25-2005

D.C. medical malpractice By Walter Olson, 05-21-2005

D.C. medical malpractice By Walter Olson, 05-21-2005

N.J. bans "retaliating" against expert witnesses By Walter Olson, 05-18-2005

N.J. bans "retaliating" against expert witnesses By Walter Olson, 05-18-2005

Nursing homes, cont'd By Walter Olson, 05-11-2005

Nursing homes, cont'd By Walter Olson, 05-11-2005

Massachusetts med-mal By Walter Olson, 05-10-2005

Massachusetts med-mal By Walter Olson, 05-10-2005

Mind the technicalities By Walter Olson, 05-09-2005

Mind the technicalities By Walter Olson, 05-09-2005

MICRA and Prop 103 By Walter Olson, 05-08-2005

MICRA and Prop 103 By Walter Olson, 05-08-2005

How to lie with med-mal statistics: the Public Citizen version By James R. Copland, 05-06-2005

How to lie with med-mal statistics: the Public Citizen version By James R. Copland, 05-06-2005

Nursing home liability By Walter Olson, 05-05-2005

Nursing home liability By Walter Olson, 05-05-2005

Pa. hospitals' bill: $636 million By Walter Olson, 05-03-2005

Pa. hospitals' bill: $636 million By Walter Olson, 05-03-2005

Professor Saks responds, as do I By Ted Frank, 05-02-2005

Professor Saks responds, as do I By Ted Frank, 05-02-2005

Health courts By Walter Olson, 05-02-2005

Health courts By Walter Olson, 05-02-2005

Florida showdown By Walter Olson, 05-02-2005

Florida showdown By Walter Olson, 05-02-2005

Emergency room admissions By Walter Olson, 04-26-2005

Emergency room admissions By Walter Olson, 04-26-2005

Florida teaching hospitals seek med-mal relief By Ted Frank, 04-21-2005

Florida teaching hospitals seek med-mal relief By Ted Frank, 04-21-2005

National Doctors' Day By Walter Olson, 04-19-2005

National Doctors' Day By Walter Olson, 04-19-2005

Australia: med-mal rates fall after reform By Walter Olson, 04-15-2005

Australia: med-mal rates fall after reform By Walter Olson, 04-15-2005

Malpractice, state by state By Walter Olson, 04-14-2005

Malpractice, state by state By Walter Olson, 04-14-2005

Tales of defensive medicine By Ted Frank, 04-10-2005

Tales of defensive medicine By Ted Frank, 04-10-2005

Med-mal: Texas relief By Walter Olson, 04-07-2005

Med-mal: Texas relief By Walter Olson, 04-07-2005

Harvey Rosenfield and no-fault By Walter Olson, 04-06-2005

Harvey Rosenfield and no-fault By Walter Olson, 04-06-2005

Please, not a doctor By Walter Olson, 04-05-2005

Please, not a doctor By Walter Olson, 04-05-2005

Med students By Walter Olson, 04-04-2005

Med students By Walter Olson, 04-04-2005

How to lie with statistics, medical malpractice edition By Ted Frank, 04-03-2005

How to lie with statistics, medical malpractice edition By Ted Frank, 04-03-2005

Bush malpractice reform stalls in Senate By Ted Frank, 04-03-2005

Bush malpractice reform stalls in Senate By Ted Frank, 04-03-2005

"The Perverse Nature of the Medical Liability System" By Walter Olson, 04-01-2005

"The Perverse Nature of the Medical Liability System" By Walter Olson, 04-01-2005

White wall of silence? By Walter Olson, 03-31-2005

White wall of silence? By Walter Olson, 03-31-2005

Pennsylvania malpractice outlays By Walter Olson, 03-30-2005

Pennsylvania malpractice outlays By Walter Olson, 03-30-2005

Is medical malpractice insurance defense strategy to blame? By Ted Frank, 03-25-2005

Is medical malpractice insurance defense strategy to blame? By Ted Frank, 03-25-2005

Washington state med-mal study By Walter Olson, 03-23-2005

Washington state med-mal study By Walter Olson, 03-23-2005

From the Yale Alumni Magazine By Walter Olson, 03-17-2005

From the Yale Alumni Magazine By Walter Olson, 03-17-2005

"Medical courts" debate By Walter Olson, 03-16-2005

"Medical courts" debate By Walter Olson, 03-16-2005

Pennsylvania legislature By Walter Olson, 03-13-2005

Pennsylvania legislature By Walter Olson, 03-13-2005

HHS and early offers By Walter Olson, 03-11-2005

HHS and early offers By Walter Olson, 03-11-2005

Nurse-midwives By Walter Olson, 03-06-2005

Nurse-midwives By Walter Olson, 03-06-2005

Docs' high win rate at trial By Walter Olson, 03-06-2005

Docs' high win rate at trial By Walter Olson, 03-06-2005

Who gave the 66 cents? By Walter Olson, 03-04-2005

Who gave the 66 cents? By Walter Olson, 03-04-2005

Jay Angoff By Ted Frank, 03-03-2005

Jay Angoff By Ted Frank, 03-03-2005

Another Texas insurer slashes rates By Walter Olson, 03-02-2005

Another Texas insurer slashes rates By Walter Olson, 03-02-2005

Running an insurer, ATLA style By Walter Olson, 03-02-2005

Running an insurer, ATLA style By Walter Olson, 03-02-2005

Fen-Phen Follies By James R. Copland, 03-01-2005

Fen-Phen Follies By James R. Copland, 03-01-2005

Further views of Prof. Sage By Walter Olson, 02-28-2005

Further views of Prof. Sage By Walter Olson, 02-28-2005

New York Times, meet New York Times By Walter Olson, 02-28-2005

New York Times, meet New York Times By Walter Olson, 02-28-2005

Welcome Business Insurance readers By Walter Olson, 02-28-2005

Welcome Business Insurance readers By Walter Olson, 02-28-2005

Welcome National Review Online readers By Walter Olson, 02-26-2005

Welcome National Review Online readers By Walter Olson, 02-26-2005

Reader letter: Times and malpractice insurance By Walter Olson, 02-25-2005

Reader letter: Times and malpractice insurance By Walter Olson, 02-25-2005

PoL Column: Ted on Malpractice By James R. Copland, 02-23-2005

PoL Column: Ted on Malpractice By James R. Copland, 02-23-2005

Malpractice insurance and the Times By Walter Olson, 02-22-2005

Malpractice insurance and the Times By Walter Olson, 02-22-2005

Yale Daily News on litigation reform By Walter Olson, 02-21-2005

Yale Daily News on litigation reform By Walter Olson, 02-21-2005

FDA panel: Vioxx safe enough for market By James R. Copland, 02-18-2005

FDA panel: Vioxx safe enough for market By James R. Copland, 02-18-2005

Law Lords: "loss of a chance" doctrine up to Parliament By Walter Olson, 02-16-2005

Law Lords: "loss of a chance" doctrine up to Parliament By Walter Olson, 02-16-2005

Medical costs and bankruptcy By Walter Olson, 02-14-2005

Medical costs and bankruptcy By Walter Olson, 02-14-2005

"See the ad Fox won't run" By Walter Olson, 02-07-2005

"See the ad Fox won't run" By Walter Olson, 02-07-2005

Illinois State of the State pushes med-mal reform By Ted Frank, 02-04-2005

Illinois State of the State pushes med-mal reform By Ted Frank, 02-04-2005

South Carolina rejects "wrongful life" By Walter Olson, 02-04-2005

South Carolina rejects "wrongful life" By Walter Olson, 02-04-2005

Mammography at risk By Walter Olson, 02-03-2005

Mammography at risk By Walter Olson, 02-03-2005

Why, Democrats? By Walter Olson, 02-02-2005

Why, Democrats? By Walter Olson, 02-02-2005

Sen. Edwards' replacement By Walter Olson, 02-01-2005

Sen. Edwards' replacement By Walter Olson, 02-01-2005

West Virginia docs By Walter Olson, 01-31-2005

West Virginia docs By Walter Olson, 01-31-2005

Malpractice fears By Walter Olson, 01-30-2005

Malpractice fears By Walter Olson, 01-30-2005

Doctors' discipline and lawyers' gamesmanship By Walter Olson, 01-28-2005

Doctors' discipline and lawyers' gamesmanship By Walter Olson, 01-28-2005

Tabarrok, Surowiecki on Vioxx By James R. Copland, 01-27-2005

Tabarrok, Surowiecki on Vioxx By James R. Copland, 01-27-2005

Yes, MICRA worked By Walter Olson, 01-26-2005

Yes, MICRA worked By Walter Olson, 01-26-2005

Daubert's detractors By Walter Olson, 01-21-2005

Daubert's detractors By Walter Olson, 01-21-2005

Posner oops By Walter Olson, 01-19-2005

Posner oops By Walter Olson, 01-19-2005

Bob Herbert at it again By James R. Copland, 01-14-2005

Bob Herbert at it again By James R. Copland, 01-14-2005

Drug price controls and new drug R&D By Michael DeBow, 01-14-2005

Drug price controls and new drug R&D By Michael DeBow, 01-14-2005

Music to answer interrogatories by By Walter Olson, 01-14-2005

Music to answer interrogatories by By Walter Olson, 01-14-2005

Med mal in the Senate By Walter Olson, 01-12-2005

Med mal in the Senate By Walter Olson, 01-12-2005

Georgia emergency medicine By Walter Olson, 01-11-2005

Georgia emergency medicine By Walter Olson, 01-11-2005

New Jersey doctor shortage By Walter Olson, 01-11-2005

New Jersey doctor shortage By Walter Olson, 01-11-2005

Pennsylvania medical countersuits By Walter Olson, 01-10-2005

Pennsylvania medical countersuits By Walter Olson, 01-10-2005

New York-area hospitals By Walter Olson, 01-07-2005

New York-area hospitals By Walter Olson, 01-07-2005

Fallacies of probability: "Panel Seeks Better Disciplining of Doctors" By Ted Frank, 01-06-2005

Fallacies of probability: "Panel Seeks Better Disciplining of Doctors" By Ted Frank, 01-06-2005

Bush: "I'm here to talk about how we need to fix a broken medical liability system." By Ted Frank, 01-06-2005

Bush: "I'm here to talk about how we need to fix a broken medical liability system." By Ted Frank, 01-06-2005

Subsidizing docs' insurance By Walter Olson, 01-04-2005

Subsidizing docs' insurance By Walter Olson, 01-04-2005

AMA wants expert reform By Walter Olson, 01-04-2005

AMA wants expert reform By Walter Olson, 01-04-2005

Med-mal: certificates of merit By Walter Olson, 12-30-2004

Med-mal: certificates of merit By Walter Olson, 12-30-2004

More on Maryland med mal By Walter Olson, 12-23-2004

More on Maryland med mal By Walter Olson, 12-23-2004

Maryland med-mal: special session By James R. Copland, 12-22-2004

Maryland med-mal: special session By James R. Copland, 12-22-2004

Posting doctors' malpractice histories By Walter Olson, 12-21-2004

Posting doctors' malpractice histories By Walter Olson, 12-21-2004

"The ob/gyn and legal liability: condition critical" By Ted Frank, 12-20-2004

"The ob/gyn and legal liability: condition critical" By Ted Frank, 12-20-2004

Bracelet campaign By Walter Olson, 12-18-2004

Bracelet campaign By Walter Olson, 12-18-2004

Medical courts By James R. Copland, 12-16-2004

Medical courts By James R. Copland, 12-16-2004

Maryland med-mal By James R. Copland, 12-14-2004

Maryland med-mal By James R. Copland, 12-14-2004

Gladwell on mammography By Walter Olson, 12-14-2004

Gladwell on mammography By Walter Olson, 12-14-2004

King/Drew lessons By Walter Olson, 12-14-2004

King/Drew lessons By Walter Olson, 12-14-2004

Trial lawyers qualify Wash. med-mal initiative By Walter Olson, 12-13-2004

Trial lawyers qualify Wash. med-mal initiative By Walter Olson, 12-13-2004

N.C. med mal By Walter Olson, 11-30-2004

N.C. med mal By Walter Olson, 11-30-2004

Florida's three-strikes, cont'd By Walter Olson, 11-29-2004

Florida's three-strikes, cont'd By Walter Olson, 11-29-2004

Obesity study flawed By James R. Copland, 11-24-2004

Obesity study flawed By James R. Copland, 11-24-2004

C-section rates By Walter Olson, 11-19-2004

C-section rates By Walter Olson, 11-19-2004

"Dispelling malpractice myths" By Walter Olson, 11-19-2004

"Dispelling malpractice myths" By Walter Olson, 11-19-2004

More Vioxx: Don't kill the golden goose By James R. Copland, 11-18-2004

More Vioxx: Don't kill the golden goose By James R. Copland, 11-18-2004

Losing a doctor By Walter Olson, 11-18-2004

Losing a doctor By Walter Olson, 11-18-2004

New Hampshire medicine By Walter Olson, 11-17-2004

New Hampshire medicine By Walter Olson, 11-17-2004

Dust settles on medical ballot measures By Walter Olson, 11-16-2004

Dust settles on medical ballot measures By Walter Olson, 11-16-2004

Emergency medicine: a gathering crisis By Walter Olson, 11-15-2004

Emergency medicine: a gathering crisis By Walter Olson, 11-15-2004

RAND's study on MICRA By Walter Olson, 11-09-2004

RAND's study on MICRA By Walter Olson, 11-09-2004

Doctors and the Madison County results By Walter Olson, 11-05-2004

Doctors and the Madison County results By Walter Olson, 11-05-2004

Florida amendments fallout By Walter Olson, 11-04-2004

Florida amendments fallout By Walter Olson, 11-04-2004

Fla. amendments headed for passage By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Fla. amendments headed for passage By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Amendment 3's poll surge By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Amendment 3's poll surge By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Fla. docs' outreach By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Fla. docs' outreach By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Liveblogging the ballot measures tonight By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Liveblogging the ballot measures tonight By Walter Olson, 11-02-2004

Around the medblogs By Walter Olson, 11-01-2004

Around the medblogs By Walter Olson, 11-01-2004

Wyoming med-mal study By Walter Olson, 10-28-2004

Wyoming med-mal study By Walter Olson, 10-28-2004

Stay tuned: New featured discussion By James R. Copland, 10-26-2004

Stay tuned: New featured discussion By James R. Copland, 10-26-2004

NJ plans rescue for med-mal insurer By Walter Olson, 10-26-2004

NJ plans rescue for med-mal insurer By Walter Olson, 10-26-2004

Nonprofit hospital suit tossed out By Michael DeBow, 10-25-2004

Nonprofit hospital suit tossed out By Michael DeBow, 10-25-2004

State initiatives head to the wire By Walter Olson, 10-25-2004

State initiatives head to the wire By Walter Olson, 10-25-2004

Pennsylvania docs By Walter Olson, 10-21-2004

Pennsylvania docs By Walter Olson, 10-21-2004

The let's-sue-each-other club By Walter Olson, 10-19-2004

The let's-sue-each-other club By Walter Olson, 10-19-2004

Md.: Doctors self-insure By James R. Copland, 10-08-2004

Md.: Doctors self-insure By James R. Copland, 10-08-2004

The fateful 5 percent By Walter Olson, 10-07-2004

The fateful 5 percent By Walter Olson, 10-07-2004

Doesn't shock her By Walter Olson, 10-06-2004

Doesn't shock her By Walter Olson, 10-06-2004

Certificate of merit, done right By Walter Olson, 10-06-2004

Certificate of merit, done right By Walter Olson, 10-06-2004

Malpractice reform: Maryland By Ted Frank, 10-05-2004

Malpractice reform: Maryland By Ted Frank, 10-05-2004

Lawsuit reform edu-tainment By Ted Frank, 10-04-2004

Lawsuit reform edu-tainment By Ted Frank, 10-04-2004

Anonymous medical experts, cont'd By Walter Olson, 10-04-2004

Anonymous medical experts, cont'd By Walter Olson, 10-04-2004

Featured discussion complete By Walter Olson, 10-01-2004

Featured discussion complete By Walter Olson, 10-01-2004

Letter from a doctor By Walter Olson, 09-30-2004

Letter from a doctor By Walter Olson, 09-30-2004

Dr. Rangel is exasperated By Walter Olson, 09-28-2004

Dr. Rangel is exasperated By Walter Olson, 09-28-2004

Tort reform works - Mississippi By Ted Frank, 09-25-2004

Tort reform works - Mississippi By Ted Frank, 09-25-2004

Ohio med-mal crisis By Walter Olson, 09-24-2004

Ohio med-mal crisis By Walter Olson, 09-24-2004

Welcome debate readers By Walter Olson, 09-23-2004

Welcome debate readers By Walter Olson, 09-23-2004

Edwards's courtroom record... By Walter Olson, 09-08-2004

Edwards's courtroom record... By Walter Olson, 09-08-2004

Texas reforms reduce malpractice costs By Ted Frank, 08-25-2004

Texas reforms reduce malpractice costs By Ted Frank, 08-25-2004

Kerry on med-mal: symbolism over substance By James R. Copland, 08-24-2004

Kerry on med-mal: symbolism over substance By James R. Copland, 08-24-2004

"Defending the Practice of Medicine" By Walter Olson, 08-19-2004

"Defending the Practice of Medicine" By Walter Olson, 08-19-2004

Bedpan mutuals, cont'd By Walter Olson, 08-11-2004

Bedpan mutuals, cont'd By Walter Olson, 08-11-2004

AMA med-mal ammo By Walter Olson, 08-10-2004

AMA med-mal ammo By Walter Olson, 08-10-2004

Defense costs, around the country By Walter Olson, 08-05-2004

Defense costs, around the country By Walter Olson, 08-05-2004

Fla. medical initiatives, cont'd By Walter Olson, 08-04-2004

Fla. medical initiatives, cont'd By Walter Olson, 08-04-2004

More on medical errors By Walter Olson, 07-30-2004

More on medical errors By Walter Olson, 07-30-2004

Might there be too little med-mal liability? By mkrauss, 07-29-2004

Might there be too little med-mal liability? By mkrauss, 07-29-2004

Medical malpractice: costly problems, real solutions By James R. Copland, 07-28-2004

Medical malpractice: costly problems, real solutions By James R. Copland, 07-28-2004

Canada, where all are equal but some are more equal than others By mkrauss, 07-28-2004

Canada, where all are equal but some are more equal than others By mkrauss, 07-28-2004

More on the FDA preemption question By James R. Copland, 07-26-2004

More on the FDA preemption question By James R. Copland, 07-26-2004

Stossel's Gimme A Break segment By James R. Copland, 07-26-2004

Stossel's Gimme A Break segment By James R. Copland, 07-26-2004

Anonymous experts By Walter Olson, 07-26-2004

Anonymous experts By Walter Olson, 07-26-2004

John Stossel on med-mal By Walter Olson, 07-23-2004

John Stossel on med-mal By Walter Olson, 07-23-2004

Fla. initiative battle royal By Walter Olson, 07-20-2004

Fla. initiative battle royal By Walter Olson, 07-20-2004

Edwards's cerebral palsy cases: a good perspective By James R. Copland, 07-16-2004

Edwards's cerebral palsy cases: a good perspective By James R. Copland, 07-16-2004

Dissatisfied (and much-sued) docs in Pa. By Walter Olson, 07-16-2004

Dissatisfied (and much-sued) docs in Pa. By Walter Olson, 07-16-2004

"Medical Progress Today" By Walter Olson, 07-14-2004

"Medical Progress Today" By Walter Olson, 07-14-2004

Med-mal: no-fault, and lessons from abroad By Walter Olson, 07-14-2004

Med-mal: no-fault, and lessons from abroad By Walter Olson, 07-14-2004

Rand: MICRA cut Calif. med-mal outlays By Walter Olson, 07-13-2004

Rand: MICRA cut Calif. med-mal outlays By Walter Olson, 07-13-2004

Kerry taps Edwards -- has Trial Lawyers, Inc. entered the race? By James R. Copland, 07-06-2004

Kerry taps Edwards -- has Trial Lawyers, Inc. entered the race? By James R. Copland, 07-06-2004

Herbert on Missouri med-mal By Walter Olson, 06-29-2004

Herbert on Missouri med-mal By Walter Olson, 06-29-2004

MedPundit on Herbert By Walter Olson, 06-28-2004

MedPundit on Herbert By Walter Olson, 06-28-2004

Bob Herbert's "Malpractice Myths" By Ted Frank, 06-23-2004

Bob Herbert's "Malpractice Myths" By Ted Frank, 06-23-2004

Herbert on med-mal, cont'd By Walter Olson, 06-22-2004

Herbert on med-mal, cont'd By Walter Olson, 06-22-2004

The New York Times on medical malpractice By James R. Copland, 06-22-2004

The New York Times on medical malpractice By James R. Copland, 06-22-2004

Supreme Court limits HMO suits to federal courts By James R. Copland, 06-21-2004

Supreme Court limits HMO suits to federal courts By James R. Copland, 06-21-2004

Reforming pre- and post-judgment interest By Walter Olson, 06-21-2004

Reforming pre- and post-judgment interest By Walter Olson, 06-21-2004

N.J. malpractice: some call it reform By Walter Olson, 06-15-2004

N.J. malpractice: some call it reform By Walter Olson, 06-15-2004

Med-mal: news from Libya and Somalia By Walter Olson, 06-09-2004

Med-mal: news from Libya and Somalia By Walter Olson, 06-09-2004

Does tort reform affect insurance rates? II By Ted Frank, 05-19-2004

Does tort reform affect insurance rates? II By Ted Frank, 05-19-2004

Does tort reform affect insurance rates? By Ted Frank, 05-19-2004

Does tort reform affect insurance rates? By Ted Frank, 05-19-2004

Fla. docs petition to curb malpractice fees By Walter Olson, 05-19-2004

Fla. docs petition to curb malpractice fees By Walter Olson, 05-19-2004

Senate nixes OB relief By Walter Olson, 05-18-2004

Senate nixes OB relief By Walter Olson, 05-18-2004

Risks of defensive radiology By Walter Olson, 05-18-2004

Risks of defensive radiology By Walter Olson, 05-18-2004

Florida AARP supports liability cap By Walter Olson, 05-16-2004

Florida AARP supports liability cap By Walter Olson, 05-16-2004

Med-mal roundup By Walter Olson, 05-16-2004

Med-mal roundup By Walter Olson, 05-16-2004

Countersue? Just try it, doc By Walter Olson, 05-14-2004

Countersue? Just try it, doc By Walter Olson, 05-14-2004

Overreading mammograms By Walter Olson, 05-14-2004

Overreading mammograms By Walter Olson, 05-14-2004

"N.C. Senate approves medical malpractice bill" By Ted Frank, 05-13-2004

"N.C. Senate approves medical malpractice bill" By Ted Frank, 05-13-2004

"Suits on Silica Being Compared to Asbestos Cases" By Ted Frank, 05-13-2004

"Suits on Silica Being Compared to Asbestos Cases" By Ted Frank, 05-13-2004

"Venue wish upon a star" By Walter Olson, 05-13-2004

"Venue wish upon a star" By Walter Olson, 05-13-2004

Texas tort reform update By Ted Frank, 05-13-2004

Texas tort reform update By Ted Frank, 05-13-2004

Rx: Hired-gun control By Walter Olson, 05-13-2004

Rx: Hired-gun control By Walter Olson, 05-13-2004

Texas's Proposition 12 By Walter Olson, 05-13-2004

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