Thursday, May 11, 2006

The system ain’t broke! Harvard Study Analyzes Medical Malpractice Claims

According to a recent study, about 40 percent of medical malpractice cases filed in the US are groundless. The majority of these cases were dismissed but still accounted for about 15 percent of the money paid in verdicts or settlements. The study's lead researcher said, "We found the system did reasonably well in sorting the good claims from the bad ones, but there were problems." Still problems? You mean like maggots in an infected leg! Alicia Chang, 05/11/2006 Read Article:

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