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02/22/2010

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Ironically, most of the posts from doctors assume that the high liability insurance premiums are a problem of "frivolous" lawsuits. They don't consider the possibility that the insurance companies are charging unnecessarily high premiums because they are protecting their own interests.

Most patients do not consider lawsuits unless they feel that negligence was involved in their injury. Lawyers must do the best they can to represent their clients to keep their license. Doctors follow an oath of "do no harm". So what institution do you think was their own bottom line concerns in the minds foremost? Maybe we need insurance reform. Are we simply at the mercy of companies that only have a financial stake at interest? Doctor and lawyers have a lot more at stake, and the patient has their lives at stake.

Let's look at how we can reform the insurance industry!

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