Politicians and regulators should be asking themselves whether a system of massive cash awards to people who may or may not have been adversely affected by Vioxx is a logical, fair or efficient way to run a drug regulatory system. They should also be asking whether juries that scorn medical evidence are the right judges of what information should or should not have been on a
Will lawmakers take notice? I am not so hopeful. We need tort reform or health care will continue to suffer. That’s you and yours my friends. I would also limit prescription costs al la a modified Canadian drug model, so they wouldn’t get off the hook entirely.
John Di Saia MD
Originally posted 2005-09-16 15:07:00.