New Medical Malpractice Study Published
October 22nd, 2011
Medical Malpractice Lawyers Serving the RI and MA Areas
The prestigious New England Journal of Medicine recently published a comprehensive study of medical malpractice claims that had some insteresting findings. The study supported what our national and state lawyer groups have been stating for many years: only very strong cases with high expected payouts are pursued. Medical malpractice cases are costly and time consuming to all involved. The co-author, Amitabh Chandra, an economist and professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government stated, “A lawyer would have to be an idiot to take a frivolous case to court.” According to the Institute of Medicine, 98,000 people die evey year from medical malpractice, making medical malpractice the 6th leading cause of death in this country.
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