Nurse Practitioner Claim Report: 4th Edition - A Guide to Identifying and Addressing Professional Liability Exposures

This Nurse Practitioner Claim Report released by NSO and CNA, reports that the average cost to defend a malpractice lawsuit against a nurse practitioner is $60,034.   

Now in its fourth edition, NSO and CNA’s claim report provides a unique look at how malpractice and license defense claims have increased in cost, and how claim allegations and settings have changed over the years as nurse practitioners’ role in the healthcare community has grown and evolved.  The free 86-page report offers:  

  • Professional liability claim data and analysis 
  • License protection claim data and analysis
  • Legal case studies taken from CNA’s claim files
  • Risk management recommendations
    • Including Medication Error Prevention - related recommendations from ISMP
  • A risk control self-assessment checklist


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Nurses’ Malpractice Insurance Claim Reports

Ever wonder why nurses are sued for malpractice and what you can do to reduce the risk of a potential lawsuit? Now you can find out. NSO, in collaboration with CNA, has released their new report: Nurse Professional Liability Exposure Claim Report: 4th Edition: Minimizing Risk, Achieving Excellence.

Nurse Practitioner Professional Liability Exposure Claim Report: 5th Edition

This Nurse Practitioner Claim Report, released by NSO and CNA, reports that the average total incurred of professional liability claims is $332,137 in 2022. 

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