Why a New York Doctor Moved to Texas

If This Were All That the Reforms Accomplished

Dr. Jackelinne Villalobos was the only Spanish-speaking female obstetrician in the borough of Brooklyn, NY. With a population of 2.6 million, Brooklyn is more populous than Houston,Texas. Dr. Villalobos describes the liability pressures she and her New York colleagues faced and why she reluctantly closed her New York office and moved to Texas.

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Medical Liability Reform: A Tale of Two States

Lawsuit Reform: Key to Healthy Texas Families

Dallas orthopedic surgeon John Gill discusses the rationale behind the passage of Texas’ 2003 medical lawsuit reforms and their impact on the availability of health care in the Lone Star State.

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