Calls for Tort Reform Condemned; Why Are Americans Demanding Their Rights Be Taken Away

Posted on Sep 08, 2009
In America an individual has the opportunity in court to redress wrongs done him or her by the largest corporations, insurance companies or the government. This right was so important that the Founding Fathers enshrined it in the Constitution. Yet Americans are showing up at town hall rallies angrily demanding that their rights be taken away from them in favor of insurance companies.

Scott Maxwell discusses this odd development in "Medical Malpractice Reform Won't Slash Health Care Costs," his column in the Orlando Sentinel.

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