Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Opinion: Bills to limit malpractice awards not needed

Former judge and current Memphis lawyer D'Army Bailey writes in an opinion piece today about pending legislation that would limit malpractice awards. The "proposals go well beyond severely limiting Tennessee residents' rights to fair and adequate compensation," he says. "They are designed to protect large corporations and negligent doctors who cause serious harm." Even Gov. Bill Haslam, who is pushing most of these legislative changes, acknowledges they are unnecessary, he continues.

Read his guest column in the Commercial Appeal:

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