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Malpractice Law July 6, 2016

What is Malpractice?

  Wikipedia defines malpractice generally as: an instance of negligence or incompetence on the part of a professional. Malpractice includes negligence or misconduct on the part of a professional individual be that a doctor, a lawyer, a dentist or similar. Malpractice is reached when the failure to meet a standard of care or standard of conduct […]

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Medical Malpractice and Informed Consent

Before you undergo any medical procedure or treatment, the health care provider must obtain your permission before proceeding. They have a requirement to let you know the benefits and risks of the procedure, so you can make an informed decision about whether you approve. Let’s explore the purpose of informed consent and how failure to […]

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Navigating a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases usually revolve around two main issues. The first is negligence – when a healthcare professional fails to provide a reasonable standard of care to a patient and causes harm as a result. The second is a failure to get a patient’s informed consent for a medical procedure or treatment. Learn more about these two types of medical malpractice and how to pursue a medical malpractice claim in this article.

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Medical Malpractice Claim Checklist

Doctors, nurses, and dentists have a professional and moral duty to act in your best interest with the utmost care. Negligent or reckless actions with violate this oath can lead to serious injury or even death. If you believe you have a medical malpractice claim, you should take the following steps: contact a malpractice lawyer, document everything, collect records, give notice of intent, and act fast because the statute of limitations is relatively short in this area.

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Medical Malpractice Claim Checklist

Doctors, nurses, and dentists have a professional and moral duty to act in your best interest with the utmost care. Negligent or reckless actions with violate this oath can lead to serious injury or even death. If you believe you have a medical malpractice claim, you should take the following steps: contact a malpractice lawyer, document everything, collect records, give notice of intent, and act fast because the statute of limitations is relatively short in this area.

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Navigating a Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases usually revolve around two main issues. The first is negligence – when a healthcare professional fails to provide a reasonable standard of care to a patient and causes harm as a result. The second is a failure to get a patient’s informed consent for a medical procedure or treatment. Learn more about these two types of medical malpractice and how to pursue a medical malpractice claim in this article.

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