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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Non-Economic Damages

Non-economic damages are compensation awarded to a plaintiff who wins a medical malpractice case to compensate them for the non-monetary losses they have suffered due their injuries

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Latest Malpractice Question

Medication caused seizure do I have a medical malpractice case?

Medication errors can be the basis of a medical malpractice claim, but certain requirements must be met.

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