Medical Malpractice Statistics

  • 5.6% of medical malpractice payment reports made against dentists were in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 1,894 medical malpractice payment reports were made against dentists in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 1,098 medical malpractice payment reports were made against physicians in Texas 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 7.7% of medical malpractice payment reports made against physicians were in Texas 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 3.8% of medical malpractice payment reports made against dentists were in Texas 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 64 medical malpractice payment reports were made against dentists in Texas 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 5.6% of medical malpractice payment reports made against dentists were in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • $229,314 in mean medical malpractice payments was made by physicians in Texas 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • $150,000 in median medical malpractice payments was made by physicians in Texas 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 13,717 (7.4%) medical malpractice payment reports were made against physicians in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 399 (9%) medical malpractice payment reports were made against nurses in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 7.4% of medical malpractice payment reports made against physicians were in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • 9.0% of medical malpractice payment reports made against nurses were in Texas 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
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