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tort reform

Robert Smith rfsmithmd at comcast.net
Wed Dec 22 15:55:40 GMT 2010

Do you know if any of your allies in politics attempted to introduce amendments to the health care legislation that addressed that, and if so what happened to it? Since the whole place is basically filled with attorneys it may not have had much traction.

Rob Smith

On Dec 22, 2010, at 9:46 AM, kmattox at aol.com wrote:

> The neurosurgeons in their national meetings reversed the recommendation  
> for steroids in spinal cord injury about 5-7 years ago.    Today,  it seems 
> to me from what I have heard (I have no firm data), is that one is more  
> prone to be sued IF YOU DO USE STEROIDS, (because of the complications of the  
> steroids) than if you do not.   
> Just be aware, that some lawyers, in states without tort reform, are  
> looking for an excuse to  to sue for any and everything
> k
> In a message dated 12/22/2010 9:43:46 A.M. Central Standard Time,  
> pbjorn at emh.org writes:
> Wait.  When did that get reversed?  
>> From what  I can see, we're in neutral and coasting at best.  Seems like
> somebody  somewhere is always giving steroids and blaming  lawyers.
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