Bob Goodlatte, a Republican congressman from Virginia, is a co-sponsor of HR 1215, a bill laughingly titled, “Protecting Access to Care Act.” The bill, if passed next week, will do exactly the opposite.
The bill places sharp limits on lawsuits by individuals who have been injured by abusive nursing homes, incompetent or negligent doctors, and the manufacturers of defective drugs.
What to know more? Read this article in The Hill.
Want to do more and make sure healthcare professionals are, like everyone else, held accountable when their negligence kills or seriously injures patients? Call your congressman and call Bob Goodlatte at either of the following addresses:
2309 Rayburn HOB, Washington, DC, Telephone: 202.225.5431 or Fax: 202.225.9681
10 Franklin Road SE, Suite 540, Roanoke, VA 24011, Telephone: 540.857.2672 or Fax: 540.857.2675