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Medical Liability Monitor
Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School has released the 12th update to its Medical Malpractice: By The Numbers briefing book. The fully­sourced, 172-page volume includes the latest statistics and research on issues related to medical malpractice, including more than 500 footnotes linking to original sources. As In prior editions, topics include: medical malpractice litigation, healthcare costs and "defensive medicine; physician supply and access to healthcare, medical malpractice insurance, patient safety and special problems for vets and military families. In addition, there are several new sections including sexual assault by doctors, misdiagnoses, childbirth negligence, plastic surgery, how physician stress and burnout leading to errors, and the real cause of insurance spikes for doctors.

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