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Most med-mal cases dismissed, AMA study says (access required)

Almost 55 percent of all medical malpractice cases are dismissed and less than 5 percent make it to trial, according to a new study published by the American Medical Association. Further, most of the cases that go to trial – 79.6 percent – “were judged in favor of the physician,” concludes the study, titled Outcomes of ...