Thursday, February 13, 2014
Iowa Governor apparently believes in myths
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad's 2015 state budget proposes a cap on non-economic medical malpractice awards arguing it is needed to keep doctors from leaving Iowa. This might be a good idea were it not for the fact that it has no basis in reality. The myth that doctors move away because of the effects of medical malpractice litigation has been debunked time and time again. Unfortunately, reality never stops tort reformers from trying to push their agenda. For more go to the Torts Profs blog.