Medical Malpractice Reforms Favor Long Term Care Industry, Could Result in a Flurry of Lawsuits Before the Reforms Take Effect

BY: ELIZABETH D. SCOTT & JONATHAN R. BUMGARNER On July 25, 2011, the North Carolina House voted to override Governor Perdue's veto and approve a broad overhaul of North Carolina's medical malpractice laws. Ratified Senate Bill 33 expands the definition of "medical malpractice...