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 High Cost of Health Care in America The High Cost of Health Care in America - Don't Blame the Legal SystemMarch 9, 2012What the Business Roundtable knows about American health care Ezra Klein - Washington Post Tuesday, March 6, 9:19 AM On Sunday, I reported on new data from the International Federation of Health Plans showing that health-care prices are far higher in the United States than anywhere else. An MRI,...Rick Santorum's Hypocrisy on Damage CapsRick Santorum's Hypocrisy on Damage CapsFebruary 6, 2012Rick Santorum's (and the GOP's) Damage Cap Problem February 1, 2012 This article was published on Huffington Post. Rick Santorum is not the first politician to be caught in a "Do as I say, not as I did" moment. So when it came out this weekend that Santorum had asked...National Hospice Company Accused of FraudNational Hospice Company Accused of FraudJanuary 31, 2012Federal attorneys are suing Aseracare for fraudulently enrolling non-terminal patients in hospice care. Aseracare is an Arkansas-based company that provides hospice care. The company set high patient quotas for employees to fill and offered prizes to employees. Persons within the company tipped the government off to the company’s fraudulent practices...$3 Million Award in Indiana Drunk Driving Lawsuit $3 Million Award in Indiana Drunk Driving LawsuitAugust 28, 2011In May 2006, Robin Chaplin’s 23 year-old son Charles McAlhaney was killed in a drunk driving car accident in New Castle, Indiana.Justices decide golf ball injury caseJustices decide golf ball injury caseMay 21, 2011Taking a swing at an issue of first impression, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled on a golf ball injury case and rejected the concept that a sporting event participant owes no duty of care to protect others from inherent risks of the sport in all situations. Instead, the five...The High Cost of Poor Nursing Home Care in the U.S.The High Cost of Poor Nursing Home Care in the U.S.April 12, 2011Washington, DC – April 8, 2011 – Twenty years ago, The National Consumer Voice for QualityLong-Term Care[*] released a compendium of research that proved the axiom “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” The High Cost of Poor Care-The Cost Effectiveness of Good Care Practices (1991) showed...Medical Errors Driving Up Cost of HealthcareMedical Errors Driving Up Cost of Healthcare, Not the Legal SystemApril 12, 2011Approximately 1.5 million measurable medical errors (out of a total 6.3 million measurable medical injuries) leached $19.5 billion from the American economy in 2008, representing an average total cost per error of $13,000, according to a new analysis of insurance claims data completed by the consulting firm Milliman for the...It’s Time to Call Tort Reform What it Really IsIt’s Time to Call Tort Reform What it Really IsApril 12, 2011Standing Up Against Corporate Tyranny Jacob Diesselhorst, Nix Law Group, PLLC, Edmond, Oklahoma I love Oklahoma. I love the people of Oklahoma, all of them. The hard-working men and woman, the elderly-who have paved the way for us and the children-who we are grooming to carry on the legacy for...Once Again Congress is Trying to Pass Med-Mal Tort DeformOnce Again Congress is Trying to Pass Med-Mal Tort DeformFebruary 13, 2011The Hill GOP clashes over medical malpractice By Julian Pecquet – 02/09/11 01:03 PM ET House Republicans clashed with one another Wednesday over a longtime GOP priority: limiting medical malpractice damages. At a Judiciary Committee markup, one GOP lawmaker accused another of proposing legislation that would violate the Constitution. Republicans...$21 Million Verdict Against Allstate for...$21 Million Verdict Against Allstate for Abusive Conduct Upheld by Arkansas Supreme CourtJanuary 29, 2011Jan. 28, 2011 Noel E. Oman - Arkansas Online LITTLE ROCK ”” The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the decision in a case in which a Pulaski County jury found that an insurance company defamed a radiologist, and the high court reinstated $15 million in punitive...