Medical Malpractice in Washington: Medical Malpractice


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Related Medical Malpractice Statistics

  • 3,184 (1.7%) medical malpractice payment reports were made against physicians in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 72 (1.62%) medical malpractice payment reports were made against nurses in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 1.7% of medical malpractice payment reports made against physicians were in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 1.6% of medical malpractice payment reports made against nurses were in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 3.3% of medical malpractice payment reports made against dentists were in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 1,122 medical malpractice payment reports were made against dentists in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 222 medical malpractice payment reports were made against physicians in Washington 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 1.6% of medical malpractice payment reports made against physicians were in Washington 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 12.4% of medical malpractice payment reports made against dentists were in Washington 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 278 medical malpractice payment reports were made against dentists in Washington 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 3.3% of medical malpractice payment reports made against dentists were in Washington 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • $269,730 in mean medical malpractice payments was made by physicians in Washington 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • $125,000 in median medical malpractice payments was made by physicians in Washington 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)

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