Medical malpractice debated while doctor shortage continues in N.J.

Side note: Doctors and key medical groups in New Jersey say the time for medical malpractice reform is now. They blame the state’s shortage of doctors on out of control medical malpractice litigation. Proponents of reform claim that the state’s current malpractice laws leave one of the state’s largest employers, the pharmaceutical companies, in jeopardy of litigation. They also blame the liberal laws for driving the medical malpractice insurance premiums for doctors’ sky high. All physicians are encouraged to request a free medical malpractice insurance quote. We have the lowest prices available nationwide, you can switch anytime! Current medical malpractice rates for New Jersey can be found on our site.

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With New Jersey facing a worsening shortage of physicians, key medical and business groups say it’s time for the Legislature and Gov. Christie’s to take action on medical malpractice reform.

Proponents of reform, such as the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance and the New Jersey Hospital Association, are stepping up their lobbying, according to an article at NJSpotlight.com. They blame the current laws with for skyrocketing malpractice insurance premiums, forcing doctors out of the state. And they claim that New Jersey’s largest employer, pharmaceutical companies, are plagued because they are often named in malpractice lawsuits filed in the state.

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