President Obama sent ripples through the medical malpractice lawyer community when he said he supports medical malpractice reform. I do not think this is anything new, really. It was just using the State of the Union address as a forum that was different. He said he wanted to decrease frivolous malpractice. Me too. How do you get there without hurting real victims in the process? This is the hard (and maybe impossible) part.
This Forbes article makes the same argument, albeit from a different perspective.