Medical Malpractice Statistics

It’s now estimated that nearly every American will experience some form of medical malpractice in their lifetime. Here are some of the top causes of medical malpractice:

  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
  • Childbirth errors
  • Prescription errors
  • Surgical mistakes
  • Improper use of anesthesia
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Inside The Numbers: Medical Malpractice

According to a Harvard study, for every 8 medical errors, only one malpractice claim is filed. Without accountability, doctors will continue to make critical mistakes that put their patients’ lives in danger. Here are some of the latest medical malpractice statistics:

If you or a family member has suffered an injury or wrongful death from medical malpractice, call a medical malpractice lawyer now, or contact us for a free case evaluation.

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