Chiropractors and medical malpractice: Medical Malpractice


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Related Medical Malpractice Statistics

  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for chiropractor malpractice in the USA:
    • 4,388 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding chiropractors in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment report statistics for chiropractor malpractice in the USA:
    • 2,253 malpractice payment reports were made against chiropractors in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
    • 2% of malpractice payment reports were made against chiropractors in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • 5,899 (2.9%) chiropractors had a malpractice report made against them in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 7,639 (2.22%) malpractice reports were made against chiropractors in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • Chiropractors had an average of 1.29 malpractice reports made against each of them in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • 252 (1.9%) chiropractors had a malpractice report made against them in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 335 (1.3%) malpractice reports were made against chiropractors in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)

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