Rising Hospital Settlements and the Shift Away from Defending Claims
Industry experts comment on trends in medical malpractice litigation and settlements with an emphasis on why it’s important to try more cases in court. The Honorable Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.) discusses the immense importance of jury trials in our legal system.
In the following article, James W. Saxton, Esq., along with Kevin M. Bingham, ACAS, MAAA and John Hall, Jr., Esq., explore the factors that created this current atmosphere, the importance of understanding the balance between litigation and settling, and whether enough cases are going to court to help ensure that balance.
This article was originally published by the Medical Professional Liability Association.
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