Malpractice is a complex issue. The article below and the info-chart help make it much clearer.
The article, The True Cost of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, by Infographics, Online Master’s in Health Law and Policy states,
“Every year, more than 17,000 malpractice lawsuits are filed in the United States. According to the Medical Scribe Journal that number is so high that the average American doctor can expect to be served a lawsuit once every seven years. The toll isn’t just financial; it can affect a practitioner’s reputation and emotional well-being.”
To read the entire article and to view the info-chart please click here
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