Malpractice reform?

By David Seligson, MD

Let’s not alter the fundamental principles of the law

“All courts shall be open, and every person for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay.” That’s how Section 14 of the Bill of Rights of the Kentucky Constitution reads. The Constitution was written in 1891 after 7 months of deliberation, and in my view, Section 14 is the successor to the Biblical principle of ‘an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.’

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