Health Courts

Revised April 2017

Reaffirmed April 2011

Originally approved October 2005 from Council resolution CR35


The American College of Emergency Physicians endorses the need for comprehensive litigation reform and supports the concept of health courts as an alternative to the current process.

Health courts use specialized adjudicators, independent expert witnesses, and produce more predictable damage awards.

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