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Physician Lawsuits Not Uncommon, AMA Says
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For every 100 physicians, there are 95 medical lawsuits, according to a report from the American Medical Association. With nearly an overall average of one liability claim per physician, the report calls for tort reform for lower healthcare costs.

Why is it that physicians, at some point in their careers, will face the dreaded ‘L’-word—lawsuit? What factors might make a physician likely to face a malpractice claim?