Claims and insurance premiums predicted to rise in 2010

November 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2009, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p121
The article presents a forecast from a panel of medical malpractice insurance experts concerning the rise of medical malpractice claims and insurance premiums in the U.S. in 2010.


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