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Taking a Bite out of the Great Medical Malpractice Hoax

Laura MacCleery, Director of Public Citizen’s Congress Watch division, debated Jim Copland of the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research on WNYC’s "The Brian Lehrer Show."

The segment gets heated as they debate New York State’s 14% increase in malpractice insurance and the civil justice system in preserving victim’s rights. 

The show asks: what can be done to improve patient safety and hold the most

dangerous doctors accountable? Is there really a medical malpractice crisis?

Click below to hear Laura debunk the myths and expose the lies told about doctors, patients and the insurance industry.