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Here is a good op-ed from Leonard Sloane about how tort reform, if enacted, will lift the floodgates on corporate fraud and wrongdoing.
“Tort reform” doesn’t work. Texas is the national model for so called “tort reform,” but medical-malpractice insurance premiums there only went down by 1.2 percent… “Tort reform” leads to unsafe health care. What [...]

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The AP reports that actor Dennis Quaid and his wife agreed to a $750k settlement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles which administered an overdose of heparin, a blood thinner, to their newborn twins.
Months ago, “60 Minutes” reported on this event, and my memory is that the labeling of the different dosages was not distinct and could [...]

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