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How much are doctors worth?

[preamble]All I keep hearing is how bad doctors have cared for us, how many mistakes they make causing us injuries and how much they overcharge us. I can also bet a quick search will find hundreds of lawyers willing to sue you, the doctor, into oblivion. It seems in the “new” world of doctor bashing and reduced payments for their services, a doctor is worth nothing UNLESS he is sued, than he is worth millions.[backtopost]
In May 2012, a New York State Supreme Court jury concluded that Ms. Martin had been a victim of hospital negligence, and awarded her $120 million in damages. The verdict is considered among the largest medical malpractice awards ever made in New York. The city planned to appeal.