Actor James Woods to testify on RI legislation

In this March 5, 2008 photo, James Woods arrives at the premiere of "10,000 BC" in Los Angeles. Woods has sued a Rhode Island hospital over the 2006 death of his younger brother. Woods on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, declined to discuss the lawsuit in detail, but told The Associated Press he wants "justice" for his brother, Michael, who was 49 when he died at Kent Hospital in Warwick of an apparent heart attack. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) (AP)

February 24, 2012 6:34:31 AM PST
Rhode Island officials say actor James Woods will be testifying before a state legislative committee in support of a bill that would allow doctors to apologize for bad treatment outcomes, but ban those apologies from being used against them in malpractice lawsuits.