Medical Malpractice News

30Oct, 2013

Medical Liability Rates and the Truth About Malpractice Premiums

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In our last post we did a quick overview of the numbers from this year’s annual malpractice insurance rate survey put out by Medical Liability Monitor.  There, we saw that the trend of static to declining rates continued for 2013 as it has for the past several years.  Today, we’re going to step back from the specifics of this year’s poll and look at the larger, historical trends in medical liability rates. We’ll look at what the trends are, why they are what they are, and speculate a bit on […]
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23Oct, 2013

Declining Rates for Medical Liability Insurance

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Good News for Doctors (and Insurers) According to a recent poll from Medical Liability Monitor—a malpractice insurance trade newsletter—the medical professional liability insurance industry has experienced yet another year of declining rates across the U.S., the eighth such year in a row.  Medical Liability Monitor publishes the results of a comprehensive poll that includes 75% or more of the malpractice market each year, and the results of this year’s poll are just in.  They show that continuing a historic trend the malpractice industry continues to be profitable even as premium […]
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