Malpractice Impasse

Sigo, Shelly
July 2003
Bond Buyer;7/24/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31684, p31
Trade Publication
Reports that lawmakers in Florida failed to reach a solution for medical malpractice insurance rates issue in the state during legislative session ended on July 22, 2003.


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