Eye doctors and medical malpractice: Medical Malpractice


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Related Medical Malpractice Statistics

  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for ocularist malpractice in the USA:
    • 23 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding ocularists in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for optician malpractice in the USA:
    • 15 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding opticians in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 7 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding opticians in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for optometrist malpractice in the USA:
    • 456 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding optometrists in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for orthotic malpractice or prosthetics malpractice in the USA:
    • 7 medical malpractice reports were made to the National Practitioner Databank regarding orthotics or prosthetics fitters in the US 1990-2004 (NPDB Summary Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • 559 (0.3%) optical-related practitioners had a malpractice report made against them in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 672 (0.2%) malpractice reports were made against optical-related practitioners in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • Optical-related practitioners had an average of 1.02 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:
    • 32 (0.2%) optical-related practitioners had a malpractice report made against them in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 28 (0.1%) malpractice reports were made against optical-related practitioners in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)

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