Meet the Authors:
Charles Silver is a professor of law at the University of Texas at Austin. In recent years, as co-director of the Center on Lawyers, Civil Justice and the Media at the University of Texas, he has worked with a group of empirical researchers on a series of studies of medical malpractice litigation in Texas. He has co-written several books.
David A. Hyman is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. He focuses his research and writing on the regulation and financing of health care. He teaches or has taught health care regulation, civil procedure, consumer protection, insurance, medical malpractice, law &economics, professional responsibility, and tax policy.