Malpractice

Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits

Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits

Targeted steps can be taken to minimize future risks of lawsuits.

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

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Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

Common Causes of Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims

Common Causes of Chronic Pain Management Malpractice Claims

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There is a growing emphasis on provider responsibility with the increasing focus of the overprescribing of opioids.

The Current State of Medical Malpractice

The Current State of Medical Malpractice

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Many in the medical field are wondering whether now may be the right time for medical malpractice reform.

Challenges of Medical Liability Reform

Challenges of Medical Liability Reform

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A hostile medical litigation climate is one of the major problems with the existing malpractice insurance system, driving significant losses of access to quality health care.

Small Number of Physicians Responsible for One-Third of Malpractice Claims

Small Number of Physicians Responsible for One-Third of Malpractice Claims

A few doctors account for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims.

Can Defensive Medicine Protect You From Malpractice Claims?

Can Defensive Medicine Protect You From Malpractice Claims?

Does anyone really benefit from defensive medicine?

Neurosurgeons Likely to Practice Defensive Medicine to Avoid Malpractice

Neurosurgeons Likely to Practice Defensive Medicine to Avoid Malpractice

Neurosurgeons practicing in high-risk liability states are very likely to have practiced defensive medicine.

Noneconomic Damage Caps Can Cut Malpractice Payments

Noneconomic Damage Caps Can Cut Malpractice Payments

Reductions in payment vary depending on the restrictiveness of the cap and the physician specialty.

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