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The Economics of Medical Malpractice
May 30 2006

Russ Roberts and Alex Tabarrok of George Mason University talk about medical malpractice, why insurance premiums vary by state, price gouging by insurance companies, the politics of being a judge and an idea for a new TV show using a tried-and-true formula: American Victim.

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