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tort reform

Robert Smith rfsmithmd at comcast.net
Wed Dec 22 16:54:38 GMT 2010


Well it's unfortunate. All aspects of the current model that contribute to cost need to be examined and that's a very important piece, imho.


On Dec 22, 2010, at 10:50 AM, Gross, Ronald wrote:

> The only thing that gets traction with our elected officials, and that includes our President, is whatever it takes to keep their offices for themselves.
> 
> Cynical, yes.  Unfortunately, it is as true as it is cynical.
> 
> OK say it, I can take it - - - - BAH HUMBUG!!!  
> 
> Ron
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trauma-list-bounces at trauma.org [mailto:trauma-list-bounces at trauma.org] On Behalf Of Robert Smith
> Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2010 10:56 AM
> To: Trauma-List [TRAUMA.ORG]
> Subject: Re: tort reform
> 
> 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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