AMA in the News
AMA in the News: April 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for April 2021.
How this bill would worsen liability climate, hurt the economy
The AMA supports Illinois physicians in seeking the veto of a bill that would impede patients’ access to care and hamper the state’s recovery.
April 9, 2021: Advocacy Update other news
New data show the highest prevalence of medical liability premium increases in 15 years and more in the latest other news in Advocacy Update.
14 states see medical liability insurance rates jump more than 10%
New AMA analysis of 2020 medical liability insurance rates shows why physicians must keep a close watch on what happens next.
AMA issues analysis of medical liability insurance premiums
Finds highest prevalence of premium increases in 15 years.
Why “anchoring” practices that push up jury awards must end
Courts shouldn’t let plaintiffs’ attorneys ask juries for sky-high noneconomic damage awards, physicians tell a New York appellate court. Learn more.
Jury’s knowledge of potential side effects key to fair verdicts
Pennsylvania’s highest court sides with AMA’s stance on whether a jury should be able to consider a patient’s assumed risk to treatment.
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