Florida OB/GYN Guide to Medical Malpractice Insurance

By |2024-02-20T17:35:03-06:00September 22nd, 2023|Florida, Malpractice Insurance, Physician Resources, State Buying Guides|

Malpractice Payouts for Florida OBGYNs are High Florida OB/GYN specialists serve a diverse patient population as an increasing number of young families make their home in the state alongside Florida’s retirement communities. Although most OB/GYNs practice in Miami and other metro areas, demand continues for women’s healthcare services all across Florida — [...]

Florida Bariatric Surgeons Guide to Medical Malpractice Insurance

By |2024-02-20T17:49:14-06:00July 17th, 2023|Florida, Malpractice Insurance, Physician Resources, State Buying Guides|

Florida Needs More Bariatric Surgeons Nearly 38.2% of Florida’s adult population is considered obese with Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or higher, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). More than 16% of obese Floridians have a BMI higher than 35, and nearly 7% are considered morbidly [...]

The TrouBBL with BBLs – How Plastic Surgeons Can Reduce Malpractice Risk

By |2023-03-01T21:03:42-06:00November 17th, 2022|Florida, Malpractice Insurance, Physician Resources|

Unlicensed “chop shops” and unqualified providers give good plastic surgeons a bad name - especially when it comes to malpractice lawsuits. It's unsurprising, then, that the effects of the under-regulated plastic surgery industry can greatly impact an upstanding doctor’s professional practice. Every surgery comes with risks, but the Brazilian Butt Lift [...]

Florida Insurance Guaranty Association Levies 1.3% Member Assessment

By |2022-07-28T14:42:57-05:00March 30th, 2022|Florida, Malpractice Insurance|

Florida doctors will shell out more in insurance premiums due to the liquidation of St. Johns Insurance Company. On March 8, 2022, the Florida Insurance Guaranty Association (FIGA) Board of Directors approved a 1.3% assessment on its members. The new assessment is being levied to cover the cost of claims relating to St [...]

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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