Insurance companies have spread a myth that medical negligence lawsuits are bad for doctors and the healthcare industry. However, this is untrue. When a patient is injured due to a medical mistake or surgical error, he or she is entitled to hold the responsible party accountable. Moreover, a lawsuit can change hospital policies to make all future patients safer. In this video, Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyer Nancy Winkler discusses the impact of negligence lawsuits on the healthcare industry.