TABLE 3

States With the Highest and Lowest Median Malpractice Payments for Children

StateMedian PaymentNo. of CasesPayment Frequency, Cases per 100 000a
Highest median payment
    Montana$620 000104.81
    Connecticut$475 000475.6
    Vermont$395 00075.19
    New York$345 00054711.96
    Maryland$345 000574.09
Lowest median payment
    Idaho$625051.34
    California$47 5003223.36
    Utah$47 500162.16
    Alaska$72 50052.66
    North Dakota$87 50085.76
  • a Values are numbers of cases per 100000 population in the state.