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Feb. 25 - Public Citizen Implores Congress to Stand Up to Liability Insurers During Health Care Summit

As lawmakers join President Barack Obama’s health care summit and try to develop legislation they can agree on, Public Citizen urges them not to shield negligent doctors and hospitals from accountability because it puts patients at risk and wastes taxpayer dollars. So-called tort “reform” laws increase the risk of medical negligence and shift the costs away from those who should pay — doctors and hospitals that have committed malpractice — to taxpayers.

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