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Volume 40 Number 10 page 25-25

According to data from the Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA), a consortium of physician-owned, medical malpractice insurance companies, the majority of malpractice claims are decided or settled in favor of physician defendants.

In an analysis of nearly 185,000 malpractice claims filed from 1985 through 2003, PIAA reported the following:

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