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Large Medical Malpractice Claims Becoming More Frequent and More Costly

  • February 12, 2019

Captive Insurance News highlights a key finding from the new CRICO Strategies CBS Report, Medical Malpractice in America: A 10-year Assessment with Insights.


The CRICO Strategies report examines national trends in claims frequency, payment, and root causes of preventable harm. A key finding—that the volume of high-indemnity payments is increasing—is discussed in this Captive Insurance Times article.

 

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Large medical malpractice claims becoming more frequent and more costlyCaptive Insurance News. February 12, 2019.

 

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