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Professional and general liability


Chart 2: Sedgwick claim study indemnity and ALAE paid for top five causes by file type


$100,000,000 $200,000,000 $300,000,000 $400,000,000 $500,000,000 $600,000,000


$0


Diagnosis - Failed


Professional Liability: $1,606,187,596


General Liability: $46,503,289


Source: Sedgwick


Chart 3: Sedgwick claim study indemnity and ALAE paid for top three injuries correlating to fall injuries


 


What should the nurses have handled differently? $35,212,757 DEATH, Severity $1, 145,840,736


HEMATOMA, $10,413,851


 


FRACTURE(S), $100,214,127


 


  Source: Sedgwick


The ‘environmental awareness’ fall                                                     


What perils can you anticipate and why?


   


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       


            


     


                                                                       


                      


   


$508,928,318 $678


Alleged Lack Of Care


$362,206,756 $0


Procedure - Complications


$287,540,885 $155,323 Fall Injuries


Failure to/ Inadequate Observation/ Assessment


$210,068,596 $46,297,136 $237,443,041 $50,153


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