The whole issue of tort reform is pretty much DOA now. If it couldn’t be done in the past 8 years, it’s certainly not going to happen with the next administration. That being said, here’s are McCain and Obama’s take on the issue.
Rather than caps, physicians should be pushing for more expedient compensation to injured patients. No-fault malpractice would be an ideal solution, providing quicker payments for patients and removing the adversarial nature discouraging physicians to admit their mistakes.