Malpractice Law

History of Medical

    History of Medical
There is a general lack of data kept by courts prior to the 1950s regarding the average awards for medical malpractice and medical error litigation.  However, this is not necessarily
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Breach of Confidentiality

Health care professionals are bound by the terms of the confidentiality agreement signed by the patient upon beginning treatment. Breach of this doctor-patient confidentiality is considered a form of medical
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Institutions Liability

A major area of liability insurance law is the field of Institutions Liability.  While it is a commonly held view that medical malpractice insurance pertains only to health care professionals
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Law Governing Medical Malpractice

  Medical malpractice is the negligence or intentional oversight on behalf of a medical professional that results in tangible harm to the patient. Tangible harm is a term that is
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Liability of a Doctor

In medical malpractice law, a doctor is liable to be held to a standard of care stipulated by state law.
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Medical Malpractice Defined

Medical malpractice is defined as professional negligence toward a patient by a health care professional. Health care professionals who may
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Malpractice Law Overview

Medical Malpractice Defined: Medical Malpractice is defined as professional negligence toward a treating patient by a health care professional. Health
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Use Of Bank Professionals In Malpractice

Malpractice can be claimed as a basis for legal action outside of the most common, best known specific context of
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Lawsuit for Dental Malpractice

A dentist malpractice law suit must include proof that some action or failure to act, resulted in injury to the
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Statute of Limitations on Medical Malpractice

The statute of limitations imposed on the period when a medical malpractice suit can be filed in the U.S. can be based either on when the medical malpractice in question
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