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Tom Baker’s Medical Malpractice Myth shows why tort reform is not the answer

Tom Baker’s book, The Medical Malpractice Myth, released last November, illustrates why claims of frivolous lawsuits are overblown and over hyped.

In the wake of this summer’s unsuccessful fifth attempt by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist to cap non-economic damage awards at $250,000, medical malpractice continues to be a source of debate amongst politicians, doctors and lawyers.

This article examines why Baker’s book is a best attempt to synthesize the academic literature on medical malpractice.

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