Congressman Rejects Medical Malpractice Suit Caps

U.S. Representative Bruce Braley stated that the best way to reduce medical malpractice claims is to limit medical errors. He also calls on the caps for jury awards. The Congressman appeared in Washington DC with victims of medical errors. He stated that the caps are unfair, especially when the cap hasn’t been adjusted for inflation. He feels that it is important to discuss the real human cost of medical errors. He pointed to the 98,000 Americans that die annually from medical errors and used this statistic to show that the best way to reduce the cost of medical malpractice claims is to reduce those errors. To read more of the congressman’s statements, please click the link.

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