The 2011 edition of Claim Trend Analysis published by Physician Insurers Association of America, a consortium of 23 medical negligence insurers. The Claims Trend Analysis compiles data for medical negligence cases. The reports have been published every year since 1985.
Here is what the 2011 publication shows. The past six years have been the six lowest percentage of patient verdicts in the 25 years of data collection by PIAA. The lowest percentage was recorded last year, when the patients won 6.6% of the verdicts. The health care providers won 93.4%.Thus, if you have lost a medical negligence case at trial, you are not alone.