SPOTLIGHT: Despite reform debate, malpractice system survives unscathed

As reform discussions built up steam, many opponents to the current malpractice system thought their day had come. With Democrats hoping to build support across a broad base, including Republican proponents of medical malpractice law changes, it seemed likely that med mal tort reform was on its way. As it turned out, however, the reform process will do little to alter the way medical malpractice law works today, observers note.  Article