Attorneys Responsible?

Physician's Money Digest, September15 2003, Volume 10, Issue 17

Nearly 70% of US consumers blame attorneys and the legal system for today's skyrocketing medical malpractice rates, according to a recent online survey of 1340 Americans. Just 11% blame health care professionals. When asked, "Who is primarily at fault for today's surging medical malpractice rates?" consumers responded: