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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Vicarious Liability

Doctors and other medical professionals may be held personally liable for their actions or inactions or they may also be held, in some cases, vicariously liable for the actions of others.

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Texas medical malpractice what do I need to know?
There are several things claimants need to know before filing a medical malpractice claim.

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