1% of Physicians Account for One-third of Paid Medical Malpractice Claims

The New England Journal of Medicine has analyzed some appalling data that 1% of physicians account for approximately 32% of paid medical malpractice claims. The data – which was pulled from the National Practitioner Data Bank – shows that over a recent 10-year period, a small number of physicians with distinctive characteristics accounted for a disproportionately large number of paid malpractice claims

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