Summary: H.R.1498 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/12/2009)

Freedom From Unnecessary Litigation Act of 2009 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax credit for insurance purchased to cover the costs of a negative outcome from surgery, including negative outcomes caused by physician malpractice; and (2) exclude from gross income medical malpractice awards granted in binding arbitration.