Jackpot Justice: The Real Cost of the US Tort System
Do you want more affordable health care?
The Pacific Research Organization just completed their study:
America’s out-of-control legal system imposes a staggering economic cost of over $865 billion every year.
This figure is 27 times more than the federal government spends on homeland security and 30 times the budget of the National Institutes of Health.
Thanks to the abuse of medical liability alone, the U.S. spends an extra $124 billion a year on health care. That’s exactly the same size as the Iraq war supplemental bill that just passed. In other words, the constant threat of medical liability lawsuits exerts a monetary cost on our country that’s comparable to sustaining a war. Further, this cost has added 3.4 million Americans to the rolls of the uninsured.
Much more on this important study HERE.