Medical Malpractice

This script discusses medical malpractice. Topics include three types of medical malpractice, time limits for suing if you suffer malpractice and cost of suing.

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produced by
The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
produced in
2016
last reviewed
January 2016 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.
 

Also available in:

Chinese (simplified) (PDF)
Mandarin (audio/podcast)
Punjabi (PDF)


resource type
basics
tags
medical malpractice, negligence, patient’s informed consent, proper medical care, doctor’s duty, surgeon, operation, error in diagnosis, error in treatment, competence level, take responsibility, time limit, sue, contingency fee
other formats
audio/podcast