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How do you put a price on life?

In a shocking report, more people die from medical malpractice each year than from highway accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. In one state, a little known law called MICRA (Medical Injury Compensation Act) now puts a price tag on what your life is worth. Parents of a child who was a victim of medical malpractice were shocked to find that the state ornia had already put a price tag of $250,000 on their daughter’s life. Economists state that the $250,000 would be worth $1 million in updated dollars, yet the law remains unchanged.

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