|June 2008 · Vol. 20, No. 06
Comment & Controversy
We need cheaper malpractice insurance, not tort reform
DO YOU FIGHT—OR SETTLE—THAT LAWSUIT?
BY JEFFREY SEGAL, MD (APRIL)
Dr. Segal neither answers the question posed in the title of his article nor addresses what really is the common denominator when a doctor is sued: An entire industry has arisen from medical malpractice litigation. Doctors unwittingly finance it because we are scared to death not to. Lawyers and malpractice carriers create that fear.