Parasites and Health Care

September 29th, 2009

The parasites in question are trial lawyers, particularly those who specialize in medical malpractice lawsuits.  These unsavory ambulance chasers, like personal injury lawyers in general, aggressively pursue potentially lucrative cases through in-your-face TV ads and tasteless roadside billboards.  Some even lurk in hospital corridors, shoving business cards into the hands of potential clients and their families. Why do they behave so […]


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Medical Costs and Lawyers

July 24th, 2009

From Why Obamacare Is Sinking by Charles Krauthammer in The Washington Post: [W]hy is it … that in this grand health-care debate we hear not a word about one of the worst sources of waste in American medicine: the insane cost and arbitrary rewards of our malpractice system? When a neurosurgeon pays $200,000 a year for […]


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