Medical Malpractice News

31Mar, 2017

How much should you pay for tail insurance? The answer may surprise you

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While the high price of medical malpractice insurance premiums is enough to give most physicians sleepless nights, the problem can become even more pressing should you need to purchase tail coverage. In the past, it was common for tail insurance premiums to be anywhere from two to four times as high as standard malpractice premiums. However, this is no longer always the case, as many insurance carriers are beginning to offer a range of tail insurance options that ensure you have the coverage you need without having to fork over […]
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20Mar, 2017

What is the medical malpractice insurance pool and who needs it?

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Medical malpractice insurance is a must-have for any health care provider, but what happens when you can’t qualify for this necessary insurance due to a history of malpractice claims? With some of the highest rates of medical malpractice claims in the country, New York state health care providers are at a much greater risk of being denied insurance coverage. For this reason, the state created the Medical Malpractice Insurance Pool (MMIP) as a way to ensure that physicians, surgeons, dentists and other providers can receive the coverage they need to […]
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4Oct, 2016

5 Things to Know About Medical Malpractice Today

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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 […]
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