Nationally, the U.S. sees six to eight medical malpractice claims per 100 doctors per year. If a judge rules in favor of the patient, the average settlement or judgment amount is about $400,000 — although that can vary widely based on where the claim is filed and the physician’s specialty. These figures come from Jason Shah, M.D. Jason is cofounder of Flagship Healthcare, a team of powerful med-mel insurance experts. This week on Money Checkup, he fills us in on the basics as well as the nuances of malpractice insurance.
Money Checkup Podcast
Episode 21: Malpractice Insurance with Jason Shah
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