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News Story
7/25/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
A Danville man whose two children were slain by a drugged driver in 2003 has filed a proposed ballot measure that would raise the cap on damages in medical-negligence lawsuits and force doctors to be more careful in handing out prescriptions. Bob Pack, supported by the Consumer Watchdog advocacy group, says the measure would prevent other families...
News Story
7/25/2013
Posted by Mark Reback
California's low medical malpractice cap is the hot item in a proposed ballot initiative filed Thursday, but the measure also seeks to stop physician drug abuse and keep doctors from over-prescribing pain medications. Dubbed the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act, the measure seeks to address the reasons for a family tragedy caused when a...