Malpractice is a common lawsuit in the medical world. Healthcare professionals need to be insured and protected. Some specialty areas and some states and areas have higher malpractice rates than others.
The article, “Malpractice by the numbers” by Ike Devji reviews the areas with higher malpractice rates. The article states,
“We’ve recently covered a variety of issues that can threaten physicians’ wealth ranging from the predictable and recurring seasonal risks of summer to those associated current real estate boom and the asset protection and estate planning issues associated with cryptocurrency investing. As much I have taken great efforts to remind physicians to think of their legal risk factors holistically— beyond just malpractice risk—and to include their risks as employers, investors, property owners, and even parents, medical malpractice claims remain a serious risk that requires proactive defensive planning.”
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