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  • Medical Malpractice

    Medical Malpractice

    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.
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  • Consent

    Consent

  • Who Made The Mistake?

    Right Drug, Wrong Dosage

    Right Drug, Wrong Dosage

    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?

    Unnecessary Surgery

    Unnecessary Surgery

    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?

    Surgery

    Surgery

    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?

    Hospitals

    Hospitals

    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?

    Prescription Painkiller

    Prescription Painkiller

    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?

    Experimental Drugs

    Experimental Drugs

    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,
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