Medical malpractice insurance offers financial protection to physicians and others in the medical profession when medical errors occur. Similar to other forms of insurance, medical malpractice insurance policies often include liability limits that cap the amount that insurance providers pay out in claims for insured parties during any given period. Liability limits vary from stateREAD MORE
Is There a Medical Malpractice Crisis in the U.S.?
The Washington Post recently published an article titled, “Top Republicans say there’s a medical malpractice crisis. Experts say there isn’t.” This is an old, ongoing debate, and depending on who you listen to, we’re either in a crisis that is driving up the cost of medical malpractice insurance, forcing providers to practice defensive medicine, andREAD MORE
Do Damage Caps Work?
In the world of tort reform caps, or statutory limits on non-economic damages in malpractice cases, are one of the oldest and most common approaches. However, these caps are also one of the most controversial methods of reigning in what many see as out of control and unbridled liability awards. We’ve talked about some ofREAD MORE