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Injured patients demand new rules for chiropractors

Chiropractors are not subject to the same medical malpractice regulations as physicians; however, one state’s lawmakers are considering legislation that would require chiropractors to inform patients, both in writing and verbally, of the risks and possible side effects of their treatments. Former victims do not see the danger or difficulty in requiring chiropractors to disclose risks of treatment; however, state chiropractors call the legislation unnecessary and unfairly punitive.

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