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Basic Patient Safety Reforms Would Save 85,000 Lives and $35 Billion a year, Public Citizen Report Says


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(2/28/17 ) As GOP Congress Prepares to Further Harm Medical Malpractice Victims, Public Citizen Report Refutes Claim That Limiting Medical Malpractice Liability Will Reduce Health Care Costs

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(10/22/14 ) Public Citizen Report: Medical Malpractice Payments Remain at Historic Low Despite Slight Uptick Last Year

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(8/7/13 ) Medical Malpractice Payments Fell to Lowest Level on Record in 2012

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(7/11/12 ) Medical Malpractice Payments Hit Record Low Last Year, New Public Citizen Report Finds

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(3/22/12 ) Playing Politics With Patients’ Rights, the House Passes Dangerous Malpractice Bill; Senate Should Reject It

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(3/19/12 ) U.S. House Should Reject Flawed Medical Liability Measure

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(10/12/11 ) New Public Citizen Report: Texas’ Health Care System Has Worsened Significantly Since Imposition of Liability Caps

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(7/20/11 ) The Wrong Way to Save Money: Malpractice Measure in ‘Gang of Six’ Debt Ceiling Proposal Shifts Costs From Negligent Doctors to U.S. Taxpayers

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(5/24/11 ) Malpractice Payments Plummeted in 2010

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(5/11/11 ) Congressional Lawmakers Ignore Facts as They Push Measure to Further Punish Injured Patients

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(4/6/11 ) H.R. 5: A Medical Industry Handout and a Theft of Consumers’ Rights; Epidemic of Medical Errors Must Be Addressed

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(3/30/11 ) Debunking Defensive Medicine: Fear of Litigation Not Responsible for Skyrocketing Health Care Costs, New Public Citizen Report Says

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(3/21/11 ) Public Citizen to Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Reject Budgetary Measure That Would Severely Limit Patients’ Rights

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(3/14/11 ) 2004 Lawsuit Shows Rep. Phil Gingrey’s Willingness to Use Courts While Trying to Block Other Americans From Using Them

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(2/9/11 ) In Medical Malpractice Bill, Health Industry Giveaway Will Increase Costs, Harm Patients

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(2/1/11 ) Medical Liability Bill Would Place Patients, Consumers in Harm’s Way, Groups Say

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(1/20/11 ) In Attempt to Limit Patients’ Rights, Republicans Trot Out Tired - and False - Arguments About Medical Liability

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(1/5/11 ) In Calling for Medical Liability Measure, House Republicans Ignore Real Problem

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(11/16/10 ) HHS Report Is a Wake-Up Call to Fix National Patient Safety Crisis

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(3/3/10 ) Medical Malpractice Payments Continue to Fall, Public Citizen Analysis Shows
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