Sued GPs regret not ordering more tests

Two-thirds were surprised to find out they were being sued, reveals US survey

Almost half of the GPs who took part in a US survey on negligence claims report having been sued, with their top regret being that they didn’t do more tests.


Four out of 10 legal claims against the GPs related to a failed or delayed diagnosis, according to the findings from the latest Medscape report on legal action. 

The GP data came from a larger study of more than 4300 doctors who were invited to do a short online survey on whether they