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Arbitration may prevent unnecessary malpractice court cases

All Italian doctors face an 80% chance of going to court for medical malpractice. Specialists face a greater risk than orthopedics, gynecologists, obstetricians, anesthesiologists and surgeons. Oncologists face the lowest risk. However, 66% of those that go to court are found to be innocent. Experts believe that arbitration would prevent unnecessary court cases.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by AGI

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About: Arbitration may prevent unnecessary malpractice court cases

Date: 14 December 2004

Source: AGI

URL: http://www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200412132054-1274-RT1-CRO-0-NF11&page=0&id=agionline-eng.oggitalia

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