Survey finds support for special courts to hear medical malpractice suits

May 31, 2012

The Hill (5/30, Baker) reports in its “Healthwatch” blog on a poll conducted for Common Good finding that “75 percent of those polled believe malpractice suits are contributing to the high cost of insurance and medical care” and that “large majorities…believe medical malpractice lawsuits are driving away good doctors.” The survey also found that 66 percent favored “creating special ‘health courts’ to hear medical malpractice suits.”