Medical Professional Liability: Whither Goest?

By |2012-09-25T08:57:20-05:00September 25, 2012|Med PL|0 Comments

From the July 2012 issue of the PLUS Journal – Author Paul A Greve, Jr., JD, RPLU analyzes the trend drivers in the medical professional liability market. The Legal Environment Large malpractice verdicts still occur with some regularity, but not as much as in the past. The most difficult venues are New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, and Florida, all states without noneconomic damage caps. Shock verdicts of $10 million or more still occur, even in states with favorable legal climates like Minnesota and Wisconsin. There were some "jumbo" verdicts in 2011 and the first quarter of 2012. This is a trend [...]