Mediation of Medical Malpractice Claims

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY

Mediation of Medical Malpractice Claims

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports mandatory pre-litigation review of medical liability claims by clinically qualified medical experts; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports mediation programs that include medical liability claims to the extent such programs reduce the filing of non-meritorious medical liability claims, reduce the volume of litigation, and increase the portion of any settlement payment received by the patient.

(Report W-1999, adopted 11/14/1999)
(revised, Report R-2006, Item 48, adopted 10/29/2006)
(reaffirmed, Report H-2011, Item 3-54, adopted 10/23/2011)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 101, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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