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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

It is estimated that 14.6 million cosmetic surgeries are performed each year in the United States. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), 15.9 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in 2015, a 2% increase over 2014.In 2013, 1.1 million laser hair removals were completed.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, May 26, 2016.

According to data from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), in 2014, there was an increase of 4.4% in total malpractice payout amounts in the United States. It came close to the $4 billion mark at $3,891,743,050. 40% of the payout was for medical malpractice cases in outpatient incidents while 46% were for inpatient cases.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, May 23, 2016.

Thousands of people in the United States are affected by dental malpractice each year. According to the American Board of Legal Medicine, 13.1% of all claims for professional malpractice are filed against dentists. Other statistics show that in any one year, 1.6% of dentists will face a civil malpractice lawsuit. Some of the top negligence categories include:

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, May 20, 2016.

During the fiscal year 2008, 54 reported transfusion-related and potentially transfusion-related fatalities occurred in the United States, with subsequent reports of 66 in 2009 and 64 in 2010. Preventable medical errors rank third among the leading causes of death in the nation, claiming more than 400,000 lives each year. These errors cost the country tens of billions of dollars a year.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, May 20, 2016.

According to studies, diagnostic errors occurred in approximately 5% of outpatients every year in the United States, meaning that roughly 12 million adults are victims of misdiagnosis. A small fraction of this 5% is made up of missed cancers, but it is found that "delayed cancer diagnosis" is one of the most harmful and costly types of diagnostic errors.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, May 12, 2016.

In the United States, medical negligence is the third leading cause of death. In 2014, there were about 8,900 medical malpractice claims against MDs and DOs. According to the Diederich Healthcare 2014 Medical Malpractice Payout Analysis, the total payout amount was $3,891,743,050.

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