Witnesses: David Stevenson, assist. prof., Harvard Univ.; Theresa Bourdon, mng. dir. & actuarial, Aon Risk Consultants, Columbia, MD; J. Norman Estes, NHS Mgmt., Tuscaloosa, AL; Marshall Kapp, prof. of Law & Med., Southern Illinois Univ., School of Law; Lawrence Cutchin, M.D., North Carolina Medical Soc., Raleigh, NC; & James Lett II, immediate past pres., Amer. Medical Dir. Assoc., Carmichael, CA. Appendix: Prepared Statement of Sen. John Breaux; Study submitted by Center for Medicare Advocacy; Statement submitted by the Amer. Med. Assoc.; Testimony of Wm. Minnix, Jr., Amer. Assoc. of Homes & Services for the Aging; & Info. submitted by the Nat. Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform. Illustrations.Craig, Larry E. is the author of 'Medical Liability in Long Term Care : Is Escalating Litigation a Threat to Quality and Access?: Congressional Hearing', published 2006 under ISBN 9781422305393 and ISBN 1422305392.