History Lessons

Forray, Susan J.; Karls, Chad C.
November 2010
Best's Review;Nov2010, Vol. 111 Issue 7, p73
Trade Publication
The article discusses the issue whether or not past unemployment rate can help predict the frequency of future medical professional liability claims in the U.S. The decline is accounted to tort initiatives and patient safety. It predicts that continuous patient safety will exert downward pressure on insurance claim frequency. It points out that small frequency increases should not be ignored automatically such as the aberrations.


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