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

Deductible

Deductibles are the amount of money the insured must pay before the health insurance policy can be used.

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Latest Malpractice Question

Do more Malpractice Cases Settle or Go To Trial?

Medical malpractice cases have fewer settlements primarily because defendants often win medical malpractice suits, and many of the plaintiffs who win recover little or no money.

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