Texas Watch and 80+ Organizations Stand Opposed to Bill that Limits Patient Rights
Texas Watch, along with over 80 national and state organizations, has asked the U.S. House of Representatives to reject a bill that puts road blocks in the way of justice for injured patients and their families. H.R. 1215 greatly reduces the accountability of unsafe hospitals and incompetent doctors and puts the legal rights of patients at risk.
Take one minute to tell your member of Congress to protect patients and preserve accountability here.
By placing harsh restrictions on the injured, the bill lets bad acting providers virtually off the hook. Medical malpractice restrictions have been tried in Texas for nearly a decade and a half, and patients have paid a heavy price. These laws fail to deliver on their promises, only helping the most dangerous doctors and profit-seeking insurance companies. Learn more about Texas' tragic experiment here.
Justice for injured patients and their families should be left in the hands of local juries, not politicians in Washington. Read the letter asking lawmakers to protect patients and preserve accountability below: