Valleywide Legal Blog

It’s Not The Lawyers Who Are Greedy

It seems like every day I read about a doctor or a medical group blaming the high cost of medical care or the high cost of health insurance on greedy malpractice lawyers.  To hear them tell it, there is no such … Read More

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Arizona Supreme Court Sides with Doctors – Again

Sadly, today the Arizona Supreme Court handed down a decision in Baker v. University  Physicians Healthcare, et al. which makes it more difficult for plaintiffs who have been harmed by medical negligence to obtain justice.  The decision can be found at … Read More

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Medical Malpractice Claims Hit New Low

Evidence that tort reform is unnecessary to preserve quality health care, reduce health care costs, and protect health care providers from frivolous claims continues to mount.  A new study by Public Citizen, which examined information from the National Practitioner Data … Read More

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