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Malpractice concerns affect derm-path interpretive behavior

(HealthDay)—Many dermatopathologists believe that malpractice concerns may lead to additional testing in their evaluation of cutaneous melanocytic lesions, according to research published in the February issue of the Journal ...

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Ohio bill would shield doctors who say 'My fault'

A proposal in Ohio would allow doctors to acknowledge fault for a mistake to patients or their relatives without fear of the admission being used later in malpractice lawsuits.

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Study: Only 1 in 5 medical malpractice cases pay

(AP) -- Only 1 in 5 malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout, according to the most comprehensive study of these claims in two decades.

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