Study Finds Only 1 In 5 Medical Malpractice Cases Lead To Settlement, Payout

ATLANTA - (AP) Only 1 in 5 malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout, according to the most comprehensive study of these claims in two decades. But while doctors and their insurers may be winning most of these challenges, that's still a lot of fighting. Each year about. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.