Did you know that many states have a cap for medical malpractice? While some states have a cap for this (Maryland being the highest at $785,000) others rule it is unconstitutional to have such caps. One of the most disastrous medical malpractice payouts was an incident involving ketchup packets. The incident involved a 36 year old man who was on life support from a traumatic brain injury after he passed away the autopsy reported unopened ketchup packets, plastic bags and paper towels were found in his stomach and bowls. His family was paid $11 million dollars.

This as well as additional “biggest, most disastrous medical malpractice lawsuits” in the following infographic from Cheap Nurse Degrees.

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The Biggest, Most Disastrous Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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