Feds: Jury awards are to blame for insurance hikes

November 1, 2003
Bob Gatty

Bob Gatty, a former congressional aide, covers news from Washington for Urology Times.

Washington-Congress has been told by its chief investigative agency thatincreasing medical liability awards, indeed, are contributing to skyrocketingpremium costs for many physicians, but that fact is not having a widespreadimpact on patients' access to health care.