Malpractice Reform

Florida seeks to limit nursing home lawsuits; names new nursing home ombudsman

Florida seeks to limit nursing home lawsuits; names new nursing home ombudsman

Lawmakers in Florida are proposing a controversial bill that would put a $300,000 cap on non-economic damages in wrongful death cases involving nursing homes.

Obama's proposed malpractice reforms would protect providers

Obama's proposed malpractice reforms would protect providers

President Obama is asking the Justice Department for $250 million in grants to help states write and implement new medical malpractice laws to help lower healthcare costs.