Or, what deregulation, lax oversight, no quality control, unethical salespeople, no accountability, and badly written laws end up doing to your economy. You'll notice also that out-of-control medical bills were what started the whole thing. I wonder how many times this story could be repeated across the country?
It is a shame that, when left to its own devices, the free market devolves into cannibalism and anarchy. It is a shame that the government, charged with monitoring such transactions, cannot keep up.