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

Hospital Malpractice

Hospital malpractice is any type of negligent actions which take place within the hospital.

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Latest Malpractice Question

Nursing home and bed sores what are my options?

Bed sores may or may not be evidence of nursing home negligence.

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