Top 10 states for medical malpractice lawsuits

Kentucky is the No. 1 state for malpractice lawsuits, according to the Medscape Medical Malpractice Report 2019.

Medscape surveyed 4,360 physicians, who were invited to participate in an online survey from Aug. 6 to Sept. 26. Respondents represented 29-plus specialties. Top states for medical malpractice lawsuits:

1. Kentucky
2. Nevada
3. Illinois
4. New Mexico
5. Indiana
6. Florida
7. Pennsylvania
8. Tennessee
9. New York
10. Arizona

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