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Bob Buckley, an attorney in Independence, Missouri, touts the value of using the medical malpractice data and analysis featured in our recently published report, Medical Malpractice in America.

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Medical Malpractice Claims Down, Payouts Up

  • February 13, 2019

Business Insurance highlights key findings from the new CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Medical Malpractice in America: A 10-year Assessment with Insights.


According to the new CRICO Strategies report, frequency of medical malpractice claims has dropped substantially, but average case management expenses and indemnity payments continue to rise. The report also highlighted positive trends in the obstetricians/gynecologists specialty, whose physicians historically face higher claim rates than the average of all doctors, with the risk of a claim or lawsuit against these physicians declining 44% to 5.1 cases per 100 physicians.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Gonzalez G. Medical malpractice claims down, payouts up: study. Business Insurance. February 13, 2019.

 

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