Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: Lawyers and physicians will undoubtedly agree that cooperation broadens the skill set available to solve difficult problems. Groups that are at loggerheads in some spheres can work together to achieve shared goals.1 Unfortunately, when Drs Jacobson and Bloche2 move from praising cooperation to providing evidence that cooperation between lawyers and physicians could lead to meaningful tort reform, they grasp at straws.
Foucar E. Relations Between Physicians and Attorneys. JAMA. 2006;295(14):1643-1645. doi:10.1001/jama.295.14.1644-a