A recent article published by the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that only 1.6% of doctors had claims against them in a year that resulted in payment. “This article documents what we have been saying for years. The facts show that doctors rarely get sued and their insurance companies almost never have to make a payment,” said G. Grant Dixon III, founder of Dixon Law Office. Dixon Law Office frequently represents the families of victims killed as a result of medical malpractice. While the data is somewhat incomplete, the article notes the results are directly contrary to older studies. The article is titled Malpractice Risk According to Physician Specialty and was published August 18.
This does not mean malpractice is uncommon. Another study revealed that medical malpractice is the 4th leading preventable cause of death in America.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, call Dixon Law Office. They have the experience to get you and your family the justice you deserve. Contact them by email or call (888) 354-9880. They can help you.