Chapter 4.F--Damages and Settlement

 

Click here to read the Health Care Quality Improvement Act, which governs the National Practitioner Data Bank.  Its website contains Annual Reports, which provide current statistics about trends in the number, amount, and types of paid claims. 
See also Medical Malpractice Claiming In Texas.    Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004


Here are examples of large jury verdicts and settlements from Florida.

 

Links to each state's physician profile webpage can be accessed at http://www.docboard.org/docfinder.html   The disclosure cite in Massachusetts is:  http://profiles.massmedboard.org/MA-Physician-Profile-Find-Doctor.asp




 

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