How many medical malpractice trials are there per year in Tennessee?
The Tennessee Jury Verdict Reporter gathers this data. For the 12-month period ending November 30, 2009, there were 32 medical malpractice trials in the state of Tennessee. The patient won nine cases and the health care providers won 23.
Davidson County (Nashville) had seven of those trials. Shelby County (Memphis) had five. In each county the providers won one more case than the patients.
In the last five years there have been only 170 medical malpractice trials in the entire state.