The doctor will not see you now
Denise Payne walked into a Corpus Christi, Texas, emergency room recently, and doctors wanted nothing to do with her. She was pregnant. Fearful of lawsuits, some local doctors are shunning certain cases, leaving town, screening their patients or restricting their practices, all to reduce their risk of lawsuits.
Corpus Christi Caller-Times, June 16, 2002