Old Scratch wrote:The reason docs are test happy can be summed up thusly: medical malpractice lawyers who win obscene jury awards for their clients.
Again, it comes down to how people feel, right? Who determines the dollar amount to be awarded? Who determines that a botched surgery is worth 5 million dollars, or 10 million dollars, or nothing? 12 people, who act based on how they feel. Do they hate doctors? Or do they really feel badly for the mistreated patient?