“BETWEEN THE ROCK AND HARD PLACE”
By Lewis Sharps, MD
STORM CLOUDS ON THE HORIZON
Is the next malpractice crisis just over the horizon? Independent data released by Diederich Healthcare compares Total National Payouts
for Medical Malpractice Settlements year over year. From 2003 to 2012 payouts decreased each year. Since 2012 Total National Medical Malpractice Payouts have increased for 3 (three) consecutive years.
Total increases have been > 10% over the last three years despite the fact that insurance premiums have remained flat or decreased.
Historically the insurance industry is the last to acknowledge a change in market diRead More