Medical Malpractice Law

A Short Overview of Medical Malpractice

    A Short Overview of Medical Malpractice
Burden of Proof In common law the burden of proof will always fall on the plaintiff. This means that to prove his or her case the evidence will need to
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Multiple Defendants in Medical Malpractice Suit

    In some medical malpractice lawsuits there is not a single defendant but multiple defendants. In these instances the punitive damages awarded to a patient may be quite high.
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Practice Guidelines as an Affirmative Defense

An affirmative defense is created, on the side of the defendant, to argue against the plaintiffs' claim in a legal proceeding. At times, medical malpractice lawsuits require an affirmative defense
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The Wrecking Ball of Lost Chance of Survival

Medical malpractice can manifest itself in many forms and doctors can be found negligent in a variety of ways. Wrong death suits are common medical malpractice lawsuits claiming in principle
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Need to Know Facts of Medical Malpractice Defense

  Medical Malpractice Defenses There are a variety of different medical malpractice defenses. In many cases these defenses rest on
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Statute of Limitations Shouldn’t Rush You

  There are different elements of medical malpractice that need to be taken into account during the process of a
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The Respectable Minority Rule For Malpractice

Within the medical field there are a number of ways to treat diseases and aliments. Some ways happen to be
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Clinical Innovation

The medical profession is an ever adapting field that changes as new procedures and drugs enter the market. The newest
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Contributory Negligence from Patient

Medical malpractice lawsuits are usually looked at from the side of the patient because if he or she is bringing
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Good Samaritan Acts

There are times when a person is in immediate need of medical attention, and there are no professionals among the first responders. Before the Good Samaritan Act law was passed,
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