More than 80 Prominent Leaders Endorse Special Health Courts

Posted by Clark Venable on 2/7/2005

Common Good has kicked off a national education campaign about special health care courts with a brochure titled An Urgent Call for Special Health Courts: America needs a reliable system of medical justice. (pdf also available).

I've posted about special health courts before here and support them in principle We have special courts for workman's compensation--we need special courts for malpractice issues. The proposal includes:

  • Full-time judges
  • Neutral experts
  • Speedy processing at lower cost
  • Schedule for non-economic damages
  • Liberalized standard for patient recovery


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