Armed Forces Europe Medical Malpractice Information

  • What is the average medical malpractice settlement in Armed Forces Europe?

    The average medical malpractice payment in Armed Forces Europe for 2022 was $375,416. Going back to 2004, the average malpractice payment in the database is $217,740.

  • How many medical malpractice settlements have there been in Armed Forces Europe?

    In 2022, there were 3 medical malpractice payments made in Armed Forces Europe. Among all of the various jurisdictions, this ranked number 53 out of 59 in terms of raw numbers, but when viewed in terms of claims per capita, Armed Forces Europe ranked number 10 of 59, which includes the 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and Armed Forces populations.

  • What is the most common type of medical malpractice claim in Armed Forces Europe?

    In Armed Forces Europe, the most frequent allegation reported in the database is "Delay in Diagnosis." The second most frequent allegation is "Failure to Diagnose".

  • Which type of healthcare provider pays the most medical malpractice claims in Armed Forces Europe?

    Among all claims, the vast majority (about 70%) of the payments are associated with care provided by MDs. Armed Forces Europe is no exception. The second highest type of healthcare provider associated with malpractice claims in Armed Forces Europe is a physician assistant.

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 Armed Forces Europe (2004-2022)

YearStateAmountAllegationFull Report
2007Armed Forces-Europe$735,000Failure to Order Appropriate Medication
2022Armed Forces-Europe$695,000Delay in Diagnosis
2005Armed Forces-Europe$645,000Failure to Treat Fetal Distress
2010Armed Forces-Europe$595,000Failure to Diagnose
2015Armed Forces-Europe$435,000Delay in Diagnosis
2022Armed Forces-Europe$425,000Failure to Diagnose
2007Armed Forces-Europe$245,000Failure to Recognize a Complication
2012Armed Forces-Europe$215,000Failure to Diagnose
2012Armed Forces-Europe$215,000Failure to Diagnose
2012Armed Forces-Europe$215,000Failure to Diagnose

Armed Forces Europe Statistics at a Glance

Average Payment (2004-2022): $217,740

Total Payments in Database (2004-2022): 26

Average Payment (2022): $375,416

Total Number of Payments (2022): 3

Rank in Average Payment (2022): 29

Rank in Number of Payments Per Capita (2022): 10 of 59 Jurisdictions

Most Common Allegation (2022): Delay in Diagnosis

Most Common Allegation in 2021: None

Most Common Nature of Claim (2022): Diagnosis Related - 67% of all payments

Type of Provider with Most Payments: Physician (MD)

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