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Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims

Using data from the National Practitioner Data Bank, 66,426 claims paid against 54,099 physicians were analyzed from 2005 through 2014. Approximately 1% of all physicians accounted for 32% of paid claims. Results: a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  At Bounds Law Group, we are seeing similar statistics. While the vast majority of physicians and hospitals are excellent, there are many, unfortunately, that are not. If you believe you or your family may have been a victim of medical malpractice, we would...
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