Medical malpractice 2019

Medical malpractice represented 47% of all settlements reported for the 2019 JVR Settlements Report. Further, the total number and value increased more than 60% from last year. Despite the large increase in total recoveries, the average settlement went up by only 4%.In Cook County, the settlement average was 20% lower than the rest of the state. The number of reported med-mal trials decreased 17% in …

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