Radiology liability update: Review of claims, trends, high-risk conditions and practices, and tort reform alternatives

Norman B. Thomson, Mohini Patel

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Abstract

Radiology liability claims data are reviewed to explore the risk for suit and adverse judgments or settlements among radiologists, assess high-risk imaging conditions, and identify high-risk practice issues. Possible medical malpractice tort reform options are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)729-733
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of the American College of Radiology
Volume9
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2012

Keywords

  • Radiology liability
  • medical malpractice
  • miscommunication
  • tort reform

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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