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AAJ to Lawmakers: Remember Injured Patients
Date:2/24/2010

Health care reform should improve safety, not restrict rights of patients

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama and Congressional leaders prepare for tomorrow's health care summit, the American Association for Justice (AAJ) is today reminding lawmakers to remember the 98,000 patients killed every year by preventable medical errors and how restricting their legal rights will not fix America's broken health care system.

"Opponents of reform have repeatedly attacked injured patients and used the malpractice issue to hijack the health care debate," said AAJ President Anthony Tarricone.  "If healt
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