You have to read this article to believe it: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/4535270.html Physician charged with practicing medicine after his license was revoked. The article says he had been sued at least 60 time for malpractice. How could his patients have known he had been sued for malpractice? Well most states operate on-line data bases now where physicians display information, including whether they have ever been involved in a lawsuit. They are great resources, and could have prevented the incident in Texas from happening. In Virginia – go to: http://www.vahealthprovider.com/ Should only take a minute, and may provide some wonderful insight.