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Crisis Becomes Opportunity

Image: Andrew Mason (Flickr / Creative Commons) Increased liability premiums, lax court requirements for evidence of fault, and the threat of insurers pulling out of the medical liability market culminated in France’s malpractice crisis. The [...]

April 28, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sensitivity to malpractice

Many argue that physicians that are more concerned about malpractice are also more likely to engage in defensive medicine. The argument extends that defensive medicine contributes to rising health care costs.  A recent article attempts to analyze [...]

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The State of Medical Malpractice Payouts

I have written a few articles and blog posts about medical malpractice.  A company recently published a study of medical malpractice claims from 2012.  Some interesting findings are: New York had the highest dollar amount of total payouts for [...]

September 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

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