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Politics killed medical malpractice bill (access required)

Gov. Janet Napolitano vetoed a medical malpractice bill last year. As a postmortem compromise to demonstrate her interest in solving the emergency department crisis, she appointed a task force. This task force then returned a recommendation to the governor for passing legislation like S1032. (S1032 raises the burden of proof in medical malpractice civil actions ...

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