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  • Opinion: Lawyers need to talk to their doctors

    Matthew C. Katz has been the EVP/CEO of the Connecticut State Medical Society, the state’s largest physician organization, since 2006. It was hard to know whether to laugh or cry at the recent op-ed from Neil Ferstand, executive director of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. At a time when Connecticut physicians are working diligently to…

  • Opinion: Claims of defensive medicine driving health care costs not new …

    Neil Ferstand has been the Executive Director of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association since 1995. He has been managing the internal business affairs and legislative efforts of nonprofit trade and professional organizations since 1974. … Neither are they accurate. If you are unfamiliar with the term, a common definition of defensive medicine is the practice…