California Medical Malpractice: Why Doctors Need To Review Their Coverage Now

By |2024-02-20T17:43:09-06:00August 30th, 2023|California, Malpractice Insurance|

California was #1 for medical malpractice payouts in 2022 California medical malpractice statistics show that the state had the largest number of adverse action reports and medical malpractice payouts in 2022, according to the U.S. National Data Practitioner Data Bank. Additional findings from NPDB indicate that California continues to be one of [...]

What California Surgeons in Private Practice Need to Know About the New MICRA

By |2022-12-13T20:36:31-06:00December 13th, 2022|California, Malpractice Insurance|

With the recent passing of Assembly Bill 35 (AB35) to modify California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA), the Golden State’s physicians and surgeons will experience the first cap adjustments for non-economic medical malpractice damages since 1975. These unprecedented cap increases – and the inevitable rise in medical malpractice insurance rates – combine [...]

Landmark Legislation Preserves Medical Liability Reform in California

By |2022-07-28T14:42:16-05:00May 22nd, 2022|California, Malpractice Insurance|

What California doctors need to know about the recent medical malpractice legislation changes in California: On May 13th, Assembly Bill 35 passed unanimously in the California State Assembly and is on the governor’s desk for signature. This bill is an update to the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) and will cause the [...]

The Top 5 States to Consider when Starting a Surgical Private Practice

By |2021-03-30T19:58:46-05:00November 17th, 2020|California, Florida, Georgia, Malpractice Insurance, State Buying Guides, Texas, Virginia|

Physicians looking to practice in a more relaxed atmosphere may be considering opening their own private surgical practice. According to the American Medical Association, close to 46% of practicing physicians owned their own practices in 2018. Additionally, nearly 65% of surgical subspecialists own their practices, as do 54% of ob-gyns. Although the trend [...]

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