Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The number of medical malpractice cases filed in Kansas between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 increased to 276 from 248 the prior fiscal year. The number of cases filed in Kansas in the early 2000s hovered between 300 and 400. Many jurisdictions have seen years of decreases. Settlement figures are near a 10-year average. The Topeka Capital-Journal has details.