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Top 10 specialties for lawsuits

The following 10 specialties have the highest percentage of specialists who have been sued, according to Medscape's "Malpractice Report 2017."

•    Surgery: 85 percent
•    OB/GYN Women’s Health: 85 percent
•    Otolaryngology: 78 percent
•    Urology: 77 percent
•    Orthopedics: 76 percent
•    Plastic surgery/ aesthetic medicine: 73 percent
•    Radiology: 70 percent
•    Emergency medicine: 65 percent
•    Gastroenterology: 62 percent
•    Anesthesiology: 61 percent

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