There is a large body of law that governs your right to recover for personal injuries you sustained. But first you need to determine what caused the injury as well as several other factors.
Basis of Actions
What is Defamation? Defamation, sometimes called "defamation of character", is spoken or written words that falsely and negatively reflect on a living person's reputation. If a person or the news media
Slip & Fall
Learn everything you need to know about the basics of medical malpractice from our FAQ including the legal definition of malpractice as well as how to recover damages.
Who Made The Mistake?
It could be, but check that the pharmacy did not make an error in filling the prescription. If not, the doctor is responsible since his or her prescription was not standard practice. If the pharmacy made
Do You Have a Case?
Possibly, if there was no legitimate medical need for the operation, or if your consent was procured by fraud, or if the surgical operation departed from standard medical practice.
The choice of treatment
Was It a Success?
Medical malpractice does not occur every time medical treatment is not successful. Not every medical treatment or procedure comes in with built-in guarantees that the doctor will successfully produce the
Can They Turn You Away?
Yes, but not when there is a need for emergency medical treatment.
With non-emergency treatment, it can depend on whether the hospital is a public or private one. Private hospitals are not required
Was The Patient Warned?
If the patient was not warned the medication was addictive, he or she could have an action since the patient's treating doctor deviated from standard practice. On the other hand, if the patient was aware
Were You Informed of The Risks?
If you were aware the drug was experimental, not FDA approved, were informed of its potential risks, and consented to its use, it probably would not be malpractice. Should the question of liability arise,