Hunter’s Counterpoint

To The Editor:

I returned home from a trip abroad to find two articles and a letter to the editor in NU‘s Nov. 11 edition, criticizing my Oct. 7 NU cover story, “Consumer Advocate Challenges Insurers on Crisis in Medical Malpractice Market.”

It is satisfying to find that, after a month of effort, no one was able to challenge the validity of the data I presented showing that paid med mal claims have been flat-to-down since 1984, and thus there is no dispute of my conclusion that the data show no explosion in med mal claims.

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