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Key Things To Know About Medical Malpractice

Many people undergo treatment by a doctor, dentist or other professional and are dissatisfied with the outcome. Afterwards, they often want to  know whether the doctor is liable for medical malpractice. Here are some basics about medical malpractice.

The general rule is that doctors are required to use the level of skill and care consistent with the prevailing standard in the community. If a doctor follows generally accepted standards of diagnosis and treatment, he or she will not be held responsible for problems. Malpractice results when a doctor does not meet his standard.

Another key element of malpractice is harm. The doctor’s error must have resulted in a harm more severe than the original problem.

Types of Malpractice:

There are several types of malpractice, including:

  • not diagnosing a problem
  • misdiagnosing a problem
  • improper treatment
  • failure or delay in treating
  • prescription mistakes
  • surgical errors

It is usually hard for patients to know if medical malpractice occurred. If you think you are the victim of malpractice by a health care provider such as a doctor, dentist, or other professional, please call us. We will evaluate your claim and advise you of your rights as well as whether or not you have a strong claim. 

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