Past Issues with a Lawsuit Arise in Medical Malpractice Bill

Georgia Republican, Phil Gingrey, worked as an obstetrician before he was elected to Congress in 2002.  He was previously involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit which settled for $500,000.  Representative Gingrey is currently sponsoring a Congressional Bill aimed at drastically cutting medical malpractice awards.  He has introduced previous versions of this bill and is a strong advocate against frivolous lawsuits.

For more information on this issue, read The New York Times article, “Malpractice Bill Raises Issues About a Lawsuit”

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