Poll: Americans want medical malpractice reform

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More than eight in 10 Americans said doctors are being forced to leave their practices because litigation has made medical liability insurance unaffordable, according to a poll put out by the Health Coalition on Liability and Access.

The poll also reported that nearly 75% of Americans want Congress to pass reforms to fix the medical liability crisis, including a limit on non-economic damages.

The poll was conducted in March by Wirthlin Worldwide