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Trends suggest there never was a “medical malpractice crisis”

Trends in lower medical malpractice lawsuits and claims began before tort reform took off, indicating there was never a “crisis” in the first place. Despite this fact, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, and other states around the country are implementing tort reforms to limit the rights of victims of medical malpractice.

This editorial asks how these changes can happen without careful examination of the facts by legislatures.

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