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Medical Liability: A Threat to PA Health Care, Even if Venue Rules Don’t Change
While the proposal to allow venue shopping in medical liability cases has garnered most of the attention recently, new studies show that health care professionals in Pennsylvania are already suffering under onerous medical liability burdens compared to providers in other states.
LeverageRx compiled data from the National Practitioner Data Bank and found that Pennsylvania was second only to New York in total medical liability payouts and in payouts per capita in 2018. Pennsylvania paid claimants $369,034,250. Here is a look at the five states paying the most in medical liability payouts in 2018: [Read more…] about PCCJR Update — April 30, 2019