Manhattan Medical Malpractice Attorney Brings Update on Health Court Proposal

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President Obama, and GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, have all endorsed the creation of specialized health courts to rein in spiraling medical malpractice litigation. In a letter to Congressional leaders on March 2, 2010, President Obama endorsed health courts and proposed an appropriation of $50 million for demonstration grants, including health courts. In an op-ed article in The New York Times on February 21, 2010, Newt Gingrich endorsed health courts. And recently in a USA Today op-ed, Mitt Romney advocated the creation of specialized health courts.

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