Malpractice Law

The legal definition of malpractice is the failure of a professional person to provide proper services through gross negligence, ignorance, or criminal intent. Malpractice can also result from misconduct or misuse - especially if the action causes loss or injury to the client.

Malpractice can occur in many fields, including:

If you believe you've been a victim of malpractice, it's vital to speak with a lawyer right away. Many states have a statute of limitations -- a limit the amount of time you have to file a malpractice case. Your malpractice attorney can advise you of your rights under malpractice law.


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Medical Professional Liability Insurance (MPLI)

Medical Professional Liability Insurance (MPLI) is insurance purchased by doctors to protect themselves financially from liability arising from errors and omissions while practices their profession

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Latest Malpractice Question

Gauze inside me can I win my medical malpractice claim?
Gauze left inside the vaginal canal may not constitute a foreign body left inside your person.

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