Stop Hurting Patients and There Will Be No Lawsuits


In a recent opinion piece in Salon, Dr. Rahul Parikh summarized the tort "reformers" arguments which have been in the news lately. These argument about the so called lawsuit crisis are being put forth by insurance companies and the American Medical Association. Dr. Parikh carefully refutes each one by using the real facts. He then challenges physicians to focus on the real priority, patient safety. Instead of attacking lawyers who advocate for patients harmed by preventable errors, the resources should be focused on preventing the patient injuries in the first place. Here is the bottom line directly from his piece...

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