Medical Malpractice

Med Mal Reforms Starting to Show in Docs' Insurance Rates

, The Legal Intelligencer


The amount of money health care providers pay for medical malpractice insurance appears to be dropping, according to data from the Pennsylvania Insurance Department.

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  • Steven Margolis

    Perhaps, Arthur E. Lyons MD's comments would be less ironic if he wasn't listed under ALM Experts as a forensic expert testifying in court cases. Also, perhaps he should read the New England Journal of Medicine article which found that medical malpractice is UNDER-reported, UNDER-litigated and UNDER-paid, wherein a blind review of cases, by medical experts found that there was negligence, but a jury found for the Defendant. It IS an honest living to protect innocent victims from other people's misconduct; whether that other person is a driver, a business owner, or a doctor, no one should be free to injure others by their misconduct and failure to follow the rules of safety.

  • Arthur E. Lyons MD

    Plaintiff attorneys will have to resort an honest living if things continue on in this direction.

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