Top 10 States With the Highest Number of Paid Medical Malpractice Claims

Here are the top ten states with the highest number of paid medical malpractice claims for 2007, with the number of claims paid, according to The Kaiser Family Foundation.

1. New York ─ 1,528
2. California ─ 924
3. Florida ─ 783
4. Pennsylvania ─ 767
5. Texas ─ 538
6. New Jersey ─ 455
7. Michigan ─ 414
8. Illinois ─ 340
9. Louisiana ─ 282
10. Massachusetts ─ 280

Source: The Kaiser Family Foundation.

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