The medical malpractice liability system has been viewed as the reason for the rising cost of health care, skyrocketing insurance premiums, and the driver of patient defensive medicine. All estimates try to quantify the medical liability system itself. Studies and analysis have been to capture all interested parties. However, very little has been done from the pateint's perspective. Host Shane Jackson welcomes Professor Joanna Shepherd-Bailey, PhD, law professor at Emory University, who shares this perspective.