Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Medical malpractice news and comments

The Wall Street Journal's Health blog has published a report on a new study, carried out by the nonpartisan Society of Actuaries, that estimates the medical costs of medical errors at $19.5 billion annually in the United States. The report is available here. Thanks to the Boston Personal Injury Lawyer Blog for the information. For another comment on the report go to the PopTort blog, which also has a separate comment on other aspects of the med mal reform debate here. UPDATE (8/13/10): AboutLawsuits.com has a story on the report here.

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