Medical Malpractice Facts
51.4 million inpatient surgeries have been conducted in the US as of 2014. While the probability of negative repercussions due to medical malpractice is slim, the possibility still haunts those who are scheduled for surgery. This infographic provides insight into the numbers behind medical malpractice, particular legal cases, as well as fictional depictions. While the statistics might raise alarm, it is meant to provide information that will help patients make more informed decisions during the medical process.