Journal Article
Study

Claiming behaviour in a no-fault system of medical injury: a descriptive analysis of claimants and non-claimants.

Bismark MM; Brennan TA; Davis PB; Studdert DM.

The investigators analyzed patient injury compensation data in New Zealand and found that few patients sought compensation for the recorded medical injuries. They also determined that poor, elderly, or minority patients were least likely to file a claim.