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Top Causes of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice lawsuits are extremely common: Almost 50% of physicians aged 55 and older have been sued. Of the 7% of the medical liability claims that eventually did go to trial, 88% were won by the defendants. In other words, suits are common but wins by plaintiffs are uncommon. What are most doctors being sued for? Here is a list of the seven top causes of medical malpractice lawsuits.

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