“Tort Reform” Is a Desperate Distraction From Health Care Debate

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This article was written for the Huffington Post by Anthony Tarricone, president of the American Association for Justice. Here are excerpts:

Those opposed to real health care reform are flailing to come up with real, alternative solutions to our current crisis. With all the talk of death panels, government takeovers, and rationing of care, now tort reform has been thrown into the mix.

Yet it will do practically nothing to lower health care costs, and certainly will not fix our broken health care system. However, it will most definitely hurt patients injured through no fault of their own. Seemingly, the effects of legislation on real people have somehow evaporated from the discussion.

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