As Health Care Reform Nears Launch, Litigation Looms

Law360, San Diego (August 08, 2013, 10:47 PM ET) -- With the Affordable Care Act requiring states to set up health insurance exchanges by the beginning of next year, attorneys expect to see a wave of related litigation including increases in medical malpractice and product liability suits, new fights between providers and managed health care plans, and more wrangling between employers and workers.

The controversial law mandating minimum health insurance coverage still faces court challenges and efforts by Republicans in Congress to block its implementation, but the Obama administration and many states are pushing ahead to...
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