Does a doctor’s personality up their risk of being sued?

Medics who are 'agreeable' - kind, considerate and forgiving – are less likely to face medical negligence claims, Australian research suggests

Having an ‘agreeable’ personality provides doctors with protection from medical negligence claims, whereas being unhappy with life ups their risk, new Australian research suggests. 

The landmark study included data from 12,134 doctors — about half GPs — who participated in the Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) survey between 2013 and 2018.