Month: July 2008

N.C. Medical Board takes a positive step

Both the legal profession and the medical profession are to a certain degree self-regulating.  They both have non-governmental, independant bodies that establish rules, guidelines and professional ethics for their members.  However, the organization governing lawyers, the North Carolina State Bar, has been far more active historically in disiplining its members than the corresponding medical organization.  […]

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Medical Malpractice pays well–for insurance companies

This article from the N&O up in the big city of Raleigh (motto:  Where Barney Fife goes to Party), is just one piece of evidence that any medical malpractice "crises" is simply not accurate.  First, consider that North Carolina has mostly resisted the radical "tort reform" wave that is sweeping the county.  Despite that, the […]

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