Monday, March 12, 2012

Where America Stands on HCR

Where America Stands on HCR   "A USA Today / Gallup poll released this week shows that almost three-quarters of us think a requirement for nearly all people to buy insurance - the so-called individual mandate - is unconstitutional."         LA Times 

Friday, March 2, 2012

Med Mal Litigation Results in Questionable Justice

According to author Philip K. Howard in his book LIFE WITHOUT LAWYERS - Restoring Responsibility in America:

"Overall, including settlements, about 25 percent of medical malpractice payments are made on claims, without merit..." 

He goes on to point out that "The error works in the other direction as well...25% of meritorious claims got nothing."

Mr. Howard, by the way, is an attorney.