MSNJ Files Brief with U.S. Supreme Court on Important Payment Remedies
NJ is Treacherous Ground for Physicians
According to an op-ed by AnnMarie McDonald of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance (NJLRA), "New Jersey is Treacherous Ground for Physicians." She cites facts and figures on the number of medical liability claims compared to those of other smaller states, such as Ohio, which have enacted tort reform legislation. MSNJ is a founding partner of NJLRA and works closely with this organization to achieve meaningful tort reform. Tort reform is a key legislative initiative for the year ahead. We intend to move legislation that will:
MSNJ Signs onto Joint Select Committee Tort Reform Letters
On Monday, MSNJ, along with nearly 100 specialty and state medical societies, signed a letter to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction asking them to include meaningful medical liability reforms in the final legislative package. The letters urge the Committee to craft effective medical liability reforms which will continue to reduce the deficit while protecting patient access to care. Read the letters  .