Medical Malpractice News

29Mar, 2017

The 5 most expensive and the 5 least expensive states for medical malpractice

Tags: , , , , , ,

Medical malpractice insurance is a requirement for any kind of practice, but it can also have a massive impact on your earning potential. Many things can affect your insurance rates, including your specialty and type of practice. One of the biggest factors is where you live, since insurers use state averages to help calculate your rates. Here are the best and worst states for malpractice insurance as of 2016.
READ MORE

27Mar, 2017

Deducting medical malpractice insurance costs on taxes

Tags: , , , ,

Deducting medical malpractice insurance premiums depends on the nature of the taxpaying entity, the taxpayer’s income and the taxpayer’s relation to the insuring party. In general, self-employed physicians who are either owners of a practice or work as independent contractors face fewer difficulties when attempting to deduct medical malpractice insurance premiums on their tax returns.
READ MORE

13Mar, 2017

Evaluating the wording of a medical malpractice insurance policy

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Malpractice insurance terminology is often daunting, even for seasoned medical professionals. If you’ve ever wished for a cheat sheet to help you parse a medical malpractice insurance policy, you’re in luck. Here we discuss common terms, red flags and types of malpractice policies to help you make informed decisions about your coverage options.
READ MORE

4Oct, 2016

5 Things to Know About Medical Malpractice Today

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When it comes to Medical Malpractice, perceptions are almost always wrong. Myths and misconceptions promoted by trial lawyers hoping to gain new cases against physicians have given the general public the idea that there is some sort of medical malpractice crisis in the U.S., and that is simply not true.   Most people believe that medical malpractice premiums are skyrocketing and doctors are getting sued every time they walk in to see a patient. While this was once the case, the climate has changed, and there are 5 basic facts that […]
READ MORE

26Aug, 2016

5 Medical Malpractice Facts You Should Know

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

As experts in the field of medical malpractice insurance solutions we here at eQuoteMD frequently hear a handful of the same questions and misconceptions voiced by our clients, and in the broader media. So we thought we’d take this opportunity to share a few facts about medical malpractice and malpractice insurance that may surprise you.
READ MORE