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President's Visit Spotlights 'Hellhole' Debate

President Bush, in Collinsville on Wednesday (UPI photo/Bill Greenblatt)

By Hillary Wicai, Marketplace

Washington, DC – President Bush's visit today to Madison County, Ill. is meant to spark the debate over why medical malpractice insurance rates are so high.

There are so many medical malpractice suits filed in Madison County, the place has won a nickname from supporters of tort reform. "Hellhole" is what they call it. To hear a report from Marketplace's Hillary Wicai as it aired on Tuesday, click here.


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