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Doctors require arbitration agreements

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An increasing number of Florida doctors are requiring patients to sign binding arbitration agreements. In fact, doctors and insurance companies throughout the country promote the arbitration process as a cost-effective alternative to standard litigation, for patients injured as a result of medical negligence. However, patients and ethicists view the practice as a threat to consumer protection and the right to a jury trial.