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  •  We could go to no-fault (1+ / 0-)
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    fayea

    We did it with workers' compensation.

    The cost comes out of a fund paid for by medical professionals and health insurers and all economic damages are resolved that way. Malpractice would be dealt with by a discipline board that is controlled by people who are competent in medicine but not part of the medical fraternity.

    •  I like the idea of a group of (1+ / 0-)
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      erush1345

      people who understand medicine determining if a doctor should be disallowed to practice.  Medicine is pretty complicated stuff.  

      I was wise enough to never grow up while fooling most people into believing I had. - Margaret Mead

      by fayea on Wed Feb 10, 2010 at 12:24:34 PM PST

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