We are pleased to report that the proposed ABA Resolution 105 – first blogged about here – has been withdrawn and will not be an issue at the House of Delegates session at the upcoming ABA meeting.  The originators chose to withdraw it in the face of opposition from “several ABA entities and individual leaders

Last month, we described the proposal by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Medical Professional Liability concerning legislation on “defective medical products” and punitive damages for “patient harm allegedly caused” by them.  Over the last month, we have seen statements issued by a number of professional groups urging the ABA Delegates to reject the