Medical-malpractice suits are among the most difficult to win for plaintiffs’ attorneys. They must overcome the common belief that medical-malpractice suits are inflating insurance premiums, and the standard-of-care burden is much more imposing than the burden of proof in cases stemming from falls or motor-vehicle accidents, for example. This is all common knowledge. But are all medical-malpractice cases alike? Is a radiologist as likely to win as a dentist? The answer, based on cases reported to VerdictSearch, is no. The accompanying chart demonstrates that orthopedists, chiropractors and physiatrists generally prevail in about 80 p...Show More
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