ABSTRACT. Objective. To assess the personal experience of all practitioners of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) medicine in the United States with the medical malpractice system; in particular, to assess the circumstances of malpractice allegations in which they themselves had personal experience, and to extrapolate from their individual experiences to the field of neonatology in general.Design. Written survey of all MDs practicing NICU medicine in the US.Participants. Two thousand four hundred ninetyeight…
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