AMA Litigation Center

Working in the courts to fight for issues impacting physicians and patients.

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Featured case: Claycomb vs. Kentucky

The issue in this case is whether KRS Chapter 216C, which establishes medical review panels (MRPs), is constitutional. The complainant asserts that if not for Chapter 216C, he would have had the right to sue for medical malpractice without following the medical review panel procedure. 

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Court Victories

  • In 2017, the AMA blocked two insurance mergers by gathering a coalition of 17 states medical societies, regulators and attorneys general to provide opposition and testimony.
  • AMA litigation has helped win judgments in more than 400 key cases, including nearly 70% of cases related to abusive litigation against physicians. 
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Call for New Cases

The Litigation Center can help your state medical society with legal issues that may have national implications. We can provide legal and financial support to physician plaintiffs.