Friday, September 6, 2013

GA: Senate Considers Replacing Med Mal with a Compensation System

Georgia's Senate is considering SB 141, a bill that would replace medical malpractice litigation with a compensation system.  The study committee vetting the bill will likely hold 4 or 5 hearings on it.  Organizations representing both trial lawyers and physicians are opposed, so enactment seems unlikely.  Tom Crawford's Georgia Report has the details.

--CJR

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