Nobody teaches anyone in this world how to purchase automobile insurance. Certainly, the agents we deal with are usually nice people and treat us well - - but if a loss occurs, they won't be the people we deal with.
Not the Missouri Board of Healing Arts, according to a recent St. Louis Post Dispatch series. A few relevant headlines from the series: Serious Medical Errors, Little Public Information; Poor Medical Care, Lenient Punishment; Deviant Doctor Got OK to Work; A Felon, Fit To Practice?
Plainly put: doctors will not testify locally against other area doctors. By reason of their malpractice insurance carrier’s insistence and their own ostracism of their colleagues who have testified in the past, the medical profession jealously protects itself against local physicians testifying against it.
The tort reform legislation in the state of Missouri and three times attempted in the state of Illinois is, in fact, contrary to constitutional provisions, most notably, the concept of separation of powers.