Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Then comes cancer, in all of its varieties. What would you guess is next? According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, the answer is medical malpractice.
A lot of people are surprised by this figure, not knowing just how dangerous doctors' errors can be. They trust doctors to help heal them and prolong their lives. While they undoubtedly do this, it appears that medical mistakes are also taking lives at an astounding rate.