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2013-07-19 14:31:11

Missed diagnoses―particularly of cancer, heart attack, and meningitis―and drug errors make up the bulk of malpractice claims brought against doctors in primary care.

2013-05-01 10:39:46

Efforts to lower health care costs in the United States have focused at times on demands to reform the medical malpractice system, with some researchers asserting that large, headline-grabbing and "frivolous" payouts are among the heaviest drains on health care resources.

2013-01-08 14:55:58

The average physician can expect to spend nearly 11 per cent of his or her career with a malpractice claim waiting to be resolved.

2012-08-20 23:04:04

d'Oliveira & Associates talks about the effort to help maximize efficiency in the medical malpractice system, the state of Massachusetts has officially passed a new law regarding the handling

2012-04-11 23:02:26

Total premiums reach $31 billion nationwide, according to new study by Patients for Fair Compensation Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Physicians,

2012-02-09 15:00:09

Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers estimate that U.S. orthopedic surgeons create approximately $2 billion per year in unnecessary health care costs associated with orthopedic care due to the practice of defensive medicine.


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