Bill to Limit Doctor Liability Criticized

A bill that would give hospitals and emergency room doctors an additional layer of protection from law suits is being criticized for setting such a high standard for negligent behavior that there would be no accountability or protection for patients. Tennessee Association for Justice President Keith Williams said that if the bill passes, “In effect, a doctor would have no responsibility for careless errors that could ultimately cost you your life.” Read more the Knoxnews’ Humphrey on the Hill blog.