Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Sunday, August 21, 2011
New study on medical malpractice
A new study published in the New England Medical Journal (available here) concludes that only a very small fraction of patients who could file a claim actually pursue a lawsuit. In addition, only about 20% of claims actually resulted in a monetary award or settlement, with average payouts of about $111,749. For more on the story go here.