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Medical Malpractice

Patients Rights

A.1673 (AM Gottfried) – Requires health care providers to disclose errors in diagnosis, treatment, services that provider knows has caused substantial harm or significant risk thereof. (2009/2010 Legislative Sessions)

  • Report disapproving of legislation by the Medical Malpractice Committee, March 2006.

Physicians, Peer Review

A.1596 (AM Gottfried) / S.2821 (Sen. Hannon) – Prohibits the disclosure and discovery of the testimony of a party to a health care quality assurance or peer review proceeding; further adds the failure to cooperate and participate in the quality assurance, reporting, activities, requirements and procedures covered under such discovery to the definition of professional misconduct. (2009/2010 Legislative Sessions)

  • Report in support by the Medical Malpractice Committee, March 2006.

For a full list of committee reports, click here.