Medical Malpractice occurs a medical professional such as a doctor, nurse, or medical clinic or hospital injures a patient by a negligent act or omission. Negligence is defined as a result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or care management.
The criteria of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit must have the attributes:
- A violation of the standard of care – caregiver not meeting professionally acceptable medical treatment by reasonably prudent health care professionals under like or similar circumstances.
- An injury was caused by negligence – prove the patient has sustained an injury that would not have occurred in the absence of negligence.
- The injury resulted in significant damages -shown that the patient has suffered significant damages resulted from an injury received due to medical negligence. The types of damages are disability, loss of income, unusual pain, suffering, hardship, or significant past and future medical bills.