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Bruce Braley Blasted The Chamber Of Commerce Over Tort Reform

  BACKGROUND …Tort Litigation Adds More Than $250 Billion To Cost Of HealthcareTort Litigation Costs More Than $250 Billion And 27 Cents Of Every Healthcare Dollar Goes Towards Litigation. “Tort litigation costs Americans more than $250 billion, that’s the equivalent to 2.2 percent of GDP and roughly $838 per person, according to Towers Watson.  This has real economic consequences. In healthcare alone, it’s estimated that tort reform could eliminate up 27 percent of medical costs. In other words, 27 cents of every healthcare dollar goes toward litigation.”(America's Ongoing Tort Litigation Nightmare, Forbes, 01/09/12)...

Congressman Braley Brags About His Ability To Chase Ambulances In Washington

Congressman Braley Brags About His Ability To Chase Ambulances In Washington DES MOINES – Before he delivered the closing argument in support of ObamaCare, Congressman Braley bragged about how hard he fought to keep tort reform amendments from ending up in the healthcare law. “Congressman Braley can chase down an ambulance better than anyone else in Washington, as he proudly bragged about keeping tort reform out of ObamaCare,”said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox. “While it’s a boon for his trial lawyer buddies, Braley’s determination to keep tort reform out of ObamaCare did nothing to address to the rising cost of ...