American Samoa Medical Malpractice Information

  • What is the average medical malpractice settlement in American Samoa?

    There were no medical malpractice payments in 2022. Going back to 2004, the average malpractice payment in the database is $224,281.

  • How many medical malpractice settlements have there been in American Samoa?

    There were no medical malpractice payments recorded in American Samoa for 2022. From 2004 to 2022, however, there were a total of 8 records in the database.

A few notes about this: The database only shows which claims were paid and does not include claims that were presented but rejected. Also, the database does not include payments by non-providers like health systems and hospitals. There are also some number of claims that go unreported each year. Finally, the information contained in the reports is self-reported by the providers, their insurance companies, and other provider representatives.

The Largest Medical Malpractice Payments for American Samoa (2004-2022)

YearStateAmountAllegationFull Report
2004American Samoa$995,000Failure to Diagnose
2005American Samoa$495,000Failure to Diagnose
2006American Samoa$97,500Wrong Medication Administered
2009American Samoa$97,500Failure to Treat Fetal Distress
2011American Samoa$92,500Delay in Treatment
2010American Samoa$8,750Improper Performance
2008American Samoa$4,500Problem with Appliance, Prostheses, Orthotic, or Device
2006American Samoa$3,500Improper Performance