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WriteDown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-26-10 01:54 PM
Response to Reply #15
16. Tort reform has passed?
Somebody tell McDonald's and the McCafe.
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  -Hospital condemned for "horrific" care WriteDown  Feb-26-10 01:24 PM   #0 
  - More fodder for Sean Hannity and the rest of the RW  Gman   Feb-26-10 01:28 PM   #1 
  - This particular place sounds like something out of a Stephen King novel...  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 01:30 PM   #5 
  - all the more why Hannity et al will repeat this story ad nauseum  Gman   Feb-26-10 01:35 PM   #9 
  - Didn't he just die in Canada? nt  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 01:42 PM   #13 
  - Sounds like the care received by my nearly lifelong  liberalhistorian   Feb-26-10 02:22 PM   #19 
  - What is a good reply to such an assertion from the right?  conservdem   Feb-26-10 02:33 PM   #23 
  - we have that here now, even without healthcare reform!  secondwind   Feb-26-10 01:29 PM   #2 
  - I wonder if the patients are able to sue the hospital in this case. nt  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 01:30 PM   #3 
  - was it a hospital or a nursing home?  clu   Feb-26-10 01:30 PM   #4 
     - In New Orleans too. nt  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 01:42 PM   #12 
  - Our sick people have to die at home or in the street  Christa   Feb-26-10 01:32 PM   #6 
  - How about the nursing home horrors here in the US ?...  Historic NY   Feb-26-10 01:32 PM   #7 
  - Thank you!  Christa   Feb-26-10 01:33 PM   #8 
     - The difference is that you have no recourse in these situations. nt  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 01:41 PM   #11 
     - You don't have it in all of the US either  Horse with no Name   Feb-26-10 01:47 PM   #15 
     - Tort reform has passed?  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 01:54 PM   #16 
        - In Texas it has. It was GWB's gift  Horse with no Name   Feb-26-10 02:10 PM   #17 
        - I see plenty of lawsuits in TX. I'm in Dallas which is pretty blue though. nt  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 02:16 PM   #18 
           - Wealthy people can sue.  Horse with no Name   Feb-26-10 03:55 PM   #30 
              - No, he doesn't. He's one of those dips who  liberalhistorian   Feb-26-10 05:54 PM   #31 
              - Walk into any lawyer's office with a decent case against a large corporation and you can sue...  WriteDown   Feb-27-10 10:23 AM   #32 
                 -, that isn't true at all.  liberalhistorian   Feb-27-10 11:07 AM   #33 
                    - If the payout is worth it, they'll do it...  WriteDown   Feb-27-10 11:30 AM   #34 
                       - Really? A solo real estate or probate attorney  liberalhistorian   Feb-27-10 12:29 PM   #37 
                          - I think you mean ambulance chasers, and like John Edwards....  WriteDown   Feb-27-10 03:52 PM   #40 
                             - Just because he's a disgusting phony trash in his personal life  liberalhistorian   Feb-27-10 10:15 PM   #43 
                                - All of John's cases were egregious negligence? Really?  WriteDown   Feb-28-10 02:50 AM   #45 
        - Let me tell you something about that  liberalhistorian   Feb-26-10 02:36 PM   #24 
           - This is an issue that I know very well since I actually know the family who filed the suit...  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 02:39 PM   #26 
              - Yeah, right, like I actually believe that.  liberalhistorian   Feb-26-10 02:45 PM   #27 
                 - Believe whatever you like.  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 02:56 PM   #29 
                    - Oh man. All RW talking points all the time.  Kingofalldems   Feb-27-10 11:52 AM   #36 
                       - Most people are uncomfortable with the truth and you have....  WriteDown   Feb-27-10 03:50 PM   #39 
                          - Republican talking points--Let's see --Trial lawyers-check  Kingofalldems   Feb-27-10 06:10 PM   #41 
                             - I was defending trial lawyers a bit genius....  WriteDown   Feb-27-10 08:10 PM   #42 
     - They have recourse as well.  liberalhistorian   Feb-26-10 02:28 PM   #20 
        - Very interesting...  WriteDown   Feb-26-10 02:29 PM   #21 
           - you don't know about "foreseeability", do you??  Manifestor_of_Light   Feb-28-10 04:15 AM   #47 
              - And it was impossible to foresee that a woman would hold hot coffee with her thighs.  WriteDown   Feb-28-10 02:40 PM   #49 
     - I have very little about horrific care by the NHS. Have you heard  conservdem   Feb-26-10 02:37 PM   #25 
  - I'll take "horrific" over "nonexistent" any day...  JuniperLea   Feb-26-10 01:41 PM   #10 
  - Newsflash: It happens here too.  NC_Nurse   Feb-26-10 01:43 PM   #14 
  - Ok say it with me... WALTER REED HOSPITAL.  walldude   Feb-26-10 02:32 PM   #22 
  - the only real criticism IMO for canadian or UK healthcare  clu   Feb-26-10 02:52 PM   #28 
  - Thanks for posting.  Kingofalldems   Feb-27-10 11:48 AM   #35 
  - It's pretty sick....  BooScout   Feb-27-10 12:40 PM   #38 
  - Before everyone gets all wound up...  Cessna Invesco Palin   Feb-27-10 10:22 PM   #44 
  - "It's cold here, so where's the global warming Obama?"  upi402   Feb-28-10 03:00 AM   #46 
  - And what that illustrates is that the RW abolishing OVERSIGHT on ANY business  bobbolink   Feb-28-10 02:50 PM   #50 
  - As a Brit, I would like to point out...  LeftishBrit   Feb-28-10 04:48 AM   #48 
     - Thank you for the clarification and the perspective.  johnaries   Feb-28-10 02:53 PM   #51 

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