Real Tort Reform

Dwight Meredith presents ways to reduce, if not eliminate, frivolous medical malpractice suits. And he suggests that the lack of focus on actually eliminating frivolous actions means the administration really wants something else:

The Bush administration uses the rhetoric of frivolous lawsuits to promote a policy that would not curb such suits. The disparity between its rhetoric and its policy proposals suggests that curbing frivolous suits is less important to the administration than protecting insurance companies from having to pay full compensation to seriously injured victims of negligence.