By: Admin On: September 19, 2012 In: medmal, Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Marty Makary, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, one of the nation’s premier health care providers, states that hospitals are “unaccountable”. Makary, who studies patient safety, is the author of a new book “Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care.” In an interview...

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By: Admin On: September 19, 2012 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

In a new review, Media Matters, a national media monitoring group, reported that the media reports of the new U.S. Chamber State Courts Survey missed it fundamental, and well known flaws.  “Some media outlets have accepted uncritically a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform survey on “state...

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By: Admin On: August 27, 2012 In: medmal, Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

New York Times August 23, 2012 In a new posting on their health and wellness blog, the New York Times examines “The Widespread Problem of Doctor Burnout.”  This new articles comes out less than a month following a major new study about the problem of nurse burnouts. In the...

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By: Admin On: August 14, 2012 In: medmal, Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Huffington Post fast cash fast August 13, 2012 In a new essay for The Huffington Post, Dr. Glenn D. Braunstein, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, writes about the minimal impact caps on damages would have on the costs of medical care, terming the issue a “distraction” from...

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By: Admin On: May 09, 2012 In: medmal, Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Think Progress May 9, 2012 Texas Gov. Rick Perry claims that Texas added 23,000 new doctors thanks to a tort reform law he signed in 2003; but a new academic study shows that the data simply does not back up this claim, finding that there is no evidence that...

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By: Admin On: April 05, 2012 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Pop Tort April 5, 2012 An impeccably researched academic study called “The empirical effects of tort reform,” written by Cornell Law School Professor Theodore Eisenberg, one of the “foremost authorities on the use of empirical analysis in legal scholarship” has been released. The article focuses on “three central objects...

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By: Admin On: April 03, 2012 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Philly Weekly April 3, 2012 WWW.GROWPORTLAND.ORG/MIGRATION/ Taking Back Our Courts, a project of liberal group Keystone Progress, released their own report this week. And it takes on a bit of a different tone, noting Philadelphia’s court system is, in fact, one of the “best in the country,” while citing...

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By: Admin On: April 02, 2012 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

News Works April 2, 2012 A report out today claims Philadelphia is home to “one of the finest and most successful urban trial courts in the country” — not a “Judicial Hellhole” as another group’s recent report asserted. The latest document by the group “Take Back Our Courts,” a...

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