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Neurosurgeons scarce in Florida due to legal climate

South Florida Sun-Sentinel, February 4, 2008
Around much of Florida, neurosurgeons are becoming increasingly scarce. They pay the highest rates for malpractice insurance among specialists, yet reimbursements for the care they provide are low. Solutions also are being sought statewide, and many in the medical community say the answer is protecting doctors from frivolous malpractice lawsuits.