Medical Malpractice News

6Sep, 2013

Malpractice Payments and the Cost of Premiums

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Numerous reports have come out as of late, suggesting that new research debunks the idea that high malpractice payouts are significant factors in the cost of medical professional liability insurance premiums. These studies often point out situations where the number of malpractice suits remained the same or declined over a period of time and/or where malpractice payouts remained even or declined while malpractice insurance premiums nevertheless continued to increase. Further, some of these reports attempt to use anecdotal evidence, such as the history of the anesthesiology field* in the 70s […]