No. There is no such thing as a “nuisance settlement” in medical malpractice litigation. There is either a substantial claim with legitimate liability and damages, or there is no claim. Doctors are not quick to settle claims because all settlements have to be reported to the National Practitioners Data Bank. This is a computer record of all medical malpractice claims which is not available to the public but is available to healthcare administrators.
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