Category: Medical Malpractice Facts

News From Medscape’s Medical Malpractice Report 2019

For Medscape’s Malpractice Report 2019, 4,360 physicians (68% were men; 57% were age 55 and over) in 29 medical specialities were surveyed with regard to whether they had been sued for medical malpractice and how their experiences affected how they…
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Time Magazine Reports Medical Malpractice Still Harms 40% Of Patients

An article appearing in Time magazine in its November 25, 2019 print addition reports, “Globally, medical errors harm as many as 40% of patients in primary and outpatient care.” The Time article states the global annual cost of medication-related errors…
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Study: Electronic Health Records (EHR) Contributing More To Medical Malpractice Claims

A recently conducted analysis undertaken by The Doctors Company, the largest medical malpractice insurance company owned by physicians, reported: “This type of EHR-related medical malpractice suit is becoming more common. For eight years, claims in which the use of EHRs…
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Today’s 3,000th Consecutive Daily Blog Posting

Today, we celebrate a great achievement – our 3,000th consecutive daily blog posting! Yes, for 3,000 days in a row, we have posted to the blog on our website, www.MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.com. All of our past (and future) blog postings are fully…
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Medical Malpractice Statistics In The United States

CRICO Strategies (“CRICO”), a division of The Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions Incorporated, recently issued its report entitled Medical Malpractice in America: A 10-Year Assessment With Insights (“Report”). The 123,512 medical professional liability (“MPL”) claims and suits…
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Every 9 Minutes, A Patient In A U.S. Hospital Dies From Misdiagnosis Or Delayed Diagnosis

The Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine reports that “every nine minutes, someone in a U.S. hospital dies due to a medical diagnosis that was wrong or delayed.” According to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), one in ten diagnoses…
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Updated Medical Malpractice Statistics In The United States

On June 25, 2018, the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School (“CJ&D”) released its 10th update to its MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: BY THE NUMBERS briefing book, which compiles the latest statistics and research on issues related to…
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Our 7th Anniversary Of Posting Daily Medical Malpractice Blogs

On March 5, 2018, MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.com celebrated its seventh anniversary of posting daily medical malpractice blogs. Each of our over 2,500 consecutive daily blog postings can be searched by word or phrase. MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.com states on its website: “Medical malpractice law is…
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Today We Celebrate Our 2,500th Consecutive Daily Medical Malpractice Blog Posting

When we started blogging nearly seven years ago, we did not plan to post blogs every day, for 2,500 consecutive days. We could not have fathomed that there would be 2,500 topics related to medical malpractice that would keep us…
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Why Can’t I Find A Medical Malpractice Lawyer To Take My Case?

An increasing number of medical malpractice victims throughout the United States are finding it increasingly more difficult to find medical malpractice lawyers in their state who are willing to represent them in a medical malpractice claim. Why is this so,…
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