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

Loss Ratio

The loss ratio is the difference between ratios or amount of premium received by the insurance company and the claims settled by the company or the amount the insurance company has paid out on the behalf of the claimant for claims

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Latest Malpractice Question

What do I need to know about legal protection for nurses?
Talk to the legal department or your employer if you are threatened with a lawsuit.

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