Saturday, August 23, 2008

Doctors Say Lawsuits Are Beneficial

The New England Journal of Medicine has filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court arguing that lawsuits against drug companies benefit the medical practice by getting information about harmful effects of drugs into the hands of both doctors and the public.

The case is Wyeth v. Levine. You can read the news story at

Maybe next they will see that suing doctors who commit malpractice actually improves the profession by weeding out the incompetent doctors.


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