The Doctors Company has an unmatched record of supporting medical liability reform and of vigorously advocating in defense of the practice of good medicine. We were founded on these principles, and we have worked tirelessly for more than 30 years to achieve a better balance between the rights of plaintiffs and defendants. We continue to seek tort reform that protects physicians against the seemingly limitless expansion of potential liability without compromising fair redress for those with real injuries.
The Doctors Company’s state and federal political action committees (DOCPACs) support candidates for elected office that favor medical liability reform in their respective states and in Congress. By contributing to a DOCPAC, you can help us in the fight to protect the practice of good medicine.
California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) has served as a model for medical liability reform nationwide. See our briefing on the history, major provisions, and benefits of MICRA.
Fourth Quarter 2016, The Doctor's Advocate
California Supreme Court Takes a Step to the Left
A recent decision supreme court decision is causing concern for defenders of California’s longstanding tort reforms.
Third Quarter 2016, The Doctor's Advocate, Elizabeth Healy
Judicial Review of Medical Liability Legislation
Once medical liability laws are passed in state legislatures, reforms are inevitably challenged at the judicial level.
Second Quarter 2016, The Doctor's Advocate, Elizabeth Healy
Every Aspect of the Litigation Process Is Subject to Legislative Action
Trial lawyers continually find new and inventive ways to undermine medical liability reforms. The government relations team advocates tirelessly in defense of our members.
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