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Malpractice Insurance

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In West Virginia, doctors are on strike to protest the high price of malpractice insurance. Elsewhere, specialists are simply leaving. Who's to blame for the rising costs, and should the price of malpractice insurance be reigned in? Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion.

Guests:

John McCabe
*City editor for The Intelligencer, Wheeling, WV

William R. Crombleholme, M.D.
*Professor and Vice-Chair, Clinical Affairs
Residency Program Director

Ken Suggs
*Medical malpractice attorney, Columbia, SC
*Secretary of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Larry Smarr
*President of the Physicians Insurers Association of America, Rockville, MD

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