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PA Supreme Court Ruling Will Provide More Options for People Filing Medical Malpractice Suits

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Starting next year, people who file medical malpractice lawsuits in Pennsylvania will have more options. WITF’s Brett Sholtis reports, some health care companies are not happy about the change, in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling.

(Original air-date: 9/9/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.