What do you get when you combine America’s unreformed medical malpractice tort system with a government-run health care system?

A lottery, where the winners share 30 percent or more of the loot with trial lawyers, where there’s no cap on the size or number of “prizes” and where the costs are all imposed on taxpayers who get no choice about whether they will “play” or how much they’ll have to ante-up.

Just sayin’.

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Oh by the way – the current proposals before the House and Senate do nothing to reform our current medical malpractice lawsuit lottery.

-Jack McHugh

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