Doctor Seeks Waiver from Treating Malpractice Lawyers A South Carolina doctor is asking the American Medical Association to approve as ethical a policy that would permit doctors to refuse treating medical malpractice lawyers. The proposal demonstrates how heated the debate over medical malpractice has become. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.
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Doctor Seeks Waiver from Treating Malpractice Lawyers

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Doctor Seeks Waiver from Treating Malpractice Lawyers

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Doctor Seeks Waiver from Treating Malpractice Lawyers

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A South Carolina doctor is asking the American Medical Association to approve as ethical a policy that would permit doctors to refuse treating medical malpractice lawyers. The proposal demonstrates how heated the debate over medical malpractice has become. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.