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    Court of Appeals decides appropriate measure for future damages under MICRA

    May 18, 2017
    The California Court of Appeal issued an opinion in BC v. Contra Costa County, addressing the issue of determining fu...

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    State Supreme Court ends trial lawyers' bid to circumvent MICRA by alleging elder abuse

    May 19, 2016
    On Thursday, the California Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in the case Winn v. Pioneer Medical Group, ending...

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    State's high court upholds MICRA's longstanding definition of professional negligence

    May 05, 2016
    The California Supreme Court has reversed an appellate court opinion that would have thwarted the long-standing definit...

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    Outgoing president urges delegates to remain steadfast in a time of CMA governance reform

    October 16, 2015
    Outgoing California Medical Association (CMA) President and Humboldt County physician, Luther Cobb, M.D., today address...

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    CMA Capitol Insight: Nov. 25, 2014

    November 25, 2014
    The biggest surprise of this election season was not the ease with which Gov. Jerry Brown sailed to re-election, or the ...

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    CMA Capitol Insight: Nov. 10, 2014

    November 10, 2014
    Election 2014 will be remembered nationally as a good night for the Republican Party. In California, one undeniable nar...

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    Voters resoundingly defeat Proposition 46

    November 05, 2014
    Yesterday, the voters of California spoke loudly and definitively, sending the trial lawyers' Proposition 46 to defeat ...

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    Major polls show No on 46 pulling ahead; every vote counts

    November 03, 2014
    In the past few days, two major polls came out showing that the No on 46 campaign continues to pull ahead with nearly ha...

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    Vote by mail voters: Mail that ballot by FRIDAY

    October 28, 2014
    The time has come - Election Day is just one week away. As you know, California voters will be weighing in on Propositi...

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    Last day to order Prop. 46 campaign materials is Tuesday, October 21

    October 16, 2014
    In two weeks, California voters will be weighing in on Proposition 46, ballot initiative that was carelessly thrown tog...

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    Vote NO on Prop. 46!

    October 16, 2014
    In just two weeks, California voters will be weighing in on Proposition 46, the trial lawyer's ballot initiative that w...

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    CMA Capitol Insight: Oct. 13, 2014

    October 13, 2014
    The jury is still out about how California’s new election rules have changed the ideology of the legislature.

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    There's still time to order Prop. 46 campaign materials for your office

    October 03, 2014
    The November 4 election is around the corner and voters will soon be asked to weigh in on Proposition 46, which was car...

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    SF Chronicle opposes Prop. 46 as "flawed," "misdirected" and "decidedly cynical"

    September 15, 2014
    The editorial board of the San Francisco Chronicle has taken a position of “NO” on Proposition 46, stating “voters ...

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    No on Proposition 46 campaign releases first video online

    August 07, 2014
    Today, the “No On 46” campaign released its first campaign video on multiple online platforms.

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    CMA files brief with California Supreme Court in case that could undermine MICRA's definition of negligence

    July 17, 2014

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    California Democratic Party to remain neutral on Prop. 46

    July 14, 2014
    Backers of Proposition 46, the MICRA lawsuit measure, were dealt another severe blow this weekend when, despite their i...

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    CMA files brief with California Supreme Court in MICRA constitutionality case

    July 08, 2014
    The California Medical Association (CMA), along with the California Dental Association and the California Hospital Asso...

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    MICRA lawsuit measure assigned proposition number

    July 01, 2014
    The unprecedentedly broad and diverse coalition working to defeat the trial lawyers’ MICRA lawsuit measure is now offic...

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    California Teachers Association joins campaign to defeat MICRA lawsuit measure

    June 13, 2014
    The California Teachers Association (CTA), the nation’s largest statewide teacher organization and one of the state’s l...

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    California School Board Association votes to oppose MICRA lawsuit measure

    May 30, 2014
    The coalition working to defeat the MICRA lawsuit measure has added another key member.

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    MICRA initiative qualifies for ballot, privacy concerns heighten

    May 16, 2014
    The initiative seeking to alter California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) has officially qualified f...

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    Save the Date: CMA's 2014 House of Delegates to convene December 5-7 in San Diego

    May 09, 2014
    The California Medical Association (CMA) annual House of Delegates (HOD) has been rescheduled to December this year. Th...

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    Coalition to defeat MICRA lawsuit initiative grows

    May 02, 2014
    Last week, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California, representing 700,000 working people in all 58 C...

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    Anti-MICRA signatures to be submitted today

    March 24, 2014
    Today, Consumer Watchdog and the state’s trial attorneys announced that by the end of the day they will be submitting s...

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    Senate pro Tem introduces MICRA legislation

    February 22, 2014
    Late last week, only hours before the bill introduction deadline, Senate Pro tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) intro...

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    Become an official opponent of anti-MICRA ballot initiative

    February 06, 2014
    If you haven't already, please take a moment to sign up to be an official opponent of a possible November 2014 ballot...

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