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When to Worry If Your Doctor Was Sued For Medical Malpractice
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Maybe you recently heard that your doctor was sued for medical malpractice. Or maybe you were searching his or her name online and came across that information. Should you be concerned?

Sometimes yes, sometimes no, say patient-safety and medical malpractice experts we consulted. Here’s how to know when to worry, where to go for the information, and what you should do if you think you’ve been harmed by a physician. What’s the Connection Between Malpractice Settlements and Bad Doctoring? Medical malpractice lawsuits are an inexact indication of substandard care, for several reasons.