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Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider gives substandard treatment that causes harm to a patient. Learn your rights in getting medical care and what can constitute medical malpractice.

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People's Law School
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June 2018 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
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medical malpractice, negligence, patient’s informed consent, proper medical care, doctor’s duty, surgeon, operation, error in diagnosis, error in treatment, competence level, time limit, contingency fee, Dial-A-Law