Envista Forensics

Tort Reform Necessary To Cutting Health Care Costs

 Wednesday, September 15, 2010

 National Underwriter Property & Casualty

A trade group representing medical professional liability insurance companies pointed to a new study indicating that physicians practicing defense medicine cost the U.S. health system $45 billion annually. The Physician Insurers Association of America said the study in the September 2010 issue of Health Affairs also found that total costs related to medical liability account for more than $55 billion, and the practice of defense medicine constituted 80 percent of that cost.

2011/2012 Judicial Hellholes Report

 Tuesday, December 27, 2011

 American Tort Reform Association

Small businesses pay 33% of rising tort costs out-of-pocket

 Monday, July 12, 2010

 Insurance Journal