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Research Shows Some Doctors Are More Prone to Medical Malpractice Claims

If you knew a particular physician had a history of injuring patients, wouldn’t you want to avoid that doctor? According to a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, certain doctors are prone to medical malpractice claims. In fact, an astonishing one percent of doctors were linked to almost one-third of all paid malpractice claims studied by a team of Stanford researchers. What is telling, however, is that this one percent of doctors share a unique set of characteristics....