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Please, please pass this. There are way to many uninsured drivers out there. They need to be removed from the roadways.

(Suggest removal) 2/11/10 at 8:33 a.m.

"so homeerectus, you work for the state do you?"

No. But based on some of the reported salaries, I wouldn't mind.

(Suggest removal) 1/7/10 at 11:42 a.m.

A couple of thoughts here:

1. Due to Nevada's poor education system and migrant population, Nevada must recruit its skilled professionals from other states. This requires Nevada to pay the recruited professionals more than the state from whence they come. Until Nevada gets its education system in gear, it will always pay more than other states.

2. As a whole, Nevada workers, public or private, get paid above the national average (it would way above average if certain service industry workers reported all their tips). IN fact average pay for Nevada all workers is well into the upper half for all states. Thus, you would expect public employees to also be paid higher than the national average. Otherwise, it would be impossible to recruit people to perform public jobs.

3. States with smaller populations tend to have more government employees as a percentage of the population (less economy of scale). Given Nevada's relatively small population, that Nevada has so few public employees is really incredible.

(Suggest removal) 1/7/10 at 11:02 a.m.

Despair should go to prison, but that is completely besides the point. The real issues here are the long term effects on public policy if these pseudo lawyers get their way. These money grubbers want the public to focus all their anger on Desai and insurance companies. That way the hard working people of nevada wont notice the poten tial effects on themselves until its already comming out of your paycheck.

(Suggest removal) 12/18/09 at 10:49 a.m.

Heads have rolled for this. Desai is broke and wetting himself after suffering a stroke.

If the lawyers get their way on this issue, all it will do is DRAMATICALLY increase the cost of health insurance. This cost will be passed on to employers, who will pass it on to you and I. In the end, the only people paying for Desai's malpractice will be the hard working people of Nevada. The only people who will really come out on top are these ambulance chasers who have no concern for the ramifications of their actions and their affects on public policy.

Furthermore, doctors referred to by insurance companies are all board certified and licensed to practice in Nevada. What more should an insurance company have to rely on? If you really have an issue with the quality of medical care in this state you should take it up with the state medical board, the national board that certified Mr. Desai, and the state legislature.

If we really want insurance companies to be held liable for doctor malpractice, then that is a decision that should be debated in the legislature, and not decided by narcissistic plaintiffs attorneys. In my opinion, this issue has such broad ramification on public policy, that plaintiffs lawyers and judges should not be deciding it for us.

(Suggest removal) 12/18/09 at 9:38 a.m.

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