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To find out if there are malpractice lawsuits against a doctor, a person can access his state's court records, explains Nolo. Many records are online; others may require going to the courthouse and paying a fee. The exis... More »

Over half of all dental malpractice settlements pay out under $10,000, according to the Chicago Tribune. The average payout for medical malpractice lawsuits overall, however, is around $275,000, claims the Christian Scie... More »

Common reasons for hospital malpractice lawsuits include misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, childbirth injuries, medication errors and surgical mistakes, explains Nolo. In order to prove medical malpractice, a person mus... More »

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The Federation of State Medical Boards, state medical boards and court records are sources of information about complaints filed against doctors. Using a search engine to query the doctor’s name produces any unusual, leg... More »

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