News: Prognosis favorable for medical malpractice insurance

July 1, 2008

This year, physicians can expect to find it easier to get medical malpractice insurance and to pay lower rates for it than in the past.

This year, physicians can expect to find it easier to get medical malpractice insurance and to pay lower rates for it than they have in the previous 4 years, according to Medical Liability Monitor (4/2008). The improvements, which apply to hospitals as well, are the result of several major influences on the current medical malpractice marketplace: