Doctors and trial lawyers are squaring off in a bitter and unprecedented four-state struggle over limiting medical malpractice awards, with each side spending millions to portray their opponents as greedy. Doctors and health insurers pushed to get the measures on the November ballot in Florida, Nevada, Oregon and Wyoming. Now trial lawyers are campaigning hard for a "no" vote, on the grounds that tighter controls should be imposed on insurance companies, not on juries.
Doctors and Lawyers Battle in Four States
The Associated Press
September 28, 2004