More interesting facts from Kaiser Family Foundation web site regarding Medical Malpractice. Click here for state-by-state comparisons of Paid Medical Malpractice Claims. You can view the data in bar chart form, alphabetical or ranked by paid claims per thousand and more.
The data is from 2005. New York State leads the pack in most cases at 1,768 (but is ranked 11th for 22.9 paid claims per 1,000 active, non-federal claims). New Hampshire is ranked 24th, Massachusetts comes in 43rd (260 paid claims), Vermont 47th (15 claims paid). See more data at: www.statehealthfacts.org.