Medical malpractice and malpractice lawsuits are on the rise. Perhaps the main reason is that less than 300,000 active doctors are caring for over 200 million Americans-about one doctor for every 700 citizens. This is a dangerous shortage of doctors-a pressure cooker of overworked physicians, high caseloads, short-cut precautions, and substandard treatment.
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