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.


Malpractice Term of the Day

Aggregate Limit

The aggregate limit is the maximum amount the Insurer will pay for all of the liabilities or the series of losses in a given time period

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Latest Malpractice Question

What behavior is considered medical malpractice?

Medical malpractice can include a variety of actions which are below the necessary standard of care for patients.

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