|September 2009 · Vol. 21, No. 09
Comment & Controversy
Many liability cases are result of poor medical care
“NO-FAULT’ INSURANCE THAT COVERS A PREGNANCY AND BIRTH”
PAUL L. OGBURN, JR, MD (JULY)
I just finished reading Dr. Ogburn’s thoughts on how to reform the medical malpractice system so that it works for everyone. Here’s my problem with his proposal to offer an individual policy for each gestation: As an “inhouse” reviewer for a major medical malpractice insurer and a consultant for many defense law firms, I am overwhelmed by the sheer number of med-mal cases out there—and many of them are legitimate.