What percentage of medical malpractice cases end up in trial?


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It is estimated that more than 80 percent of medical malpractice suits never make it to trial. Surprisingly, the defendants win the vast majority of cases tried in court, even though TV and the movies show it much differently. Multimillion dollar victories are rare. Cases won by the plaintiff can often result in little or no restitution.  The percentage of plaintiffs who win a malpractice suit, according to the Bureau of Justice statistics, is only around 27 percent....Read More