TABLE 1

States With the Highest and Lowest Frequencies of Malpractice Payments for Children

StateNo. of CasesMedian PaymentPayment Frequency, Cases per 100 000a
Highest frequency of payments
    District of Columbia26$195 00023.73
    New York547$345 00011.96
    New Jersey235$295 00010.90
    Pennsylvania285$325 00010.05
    Louisiana91$97 5007.81
Lowest frequency of payments
    Idaho5$62501.34
    Alabama18$140 0001.64
    Minnesota22$285 0001.77
    Tennessee26$118 7501.87
    Virginia35$225 0001.94
  • a aValues are numbers of cases per 100000 children <19 years of age.