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Resource ID: #19361
Subject: Medicine
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Date: 6-Oct-96

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Shinkle reports that "the medical profession contended that the welter of 'frivolous' medical malpractice cases and exorbitant damage awards had put doctors under siege and threatened quality medical care." Shinkle says "the concern began after Missouri repealed its charitable immunity law of 1969, opening many hospitals to lawsuits."

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