Medical malpractice is a form of negligence where an injury results from the failure of a medical professional or facility to exercise adequate care, skill, or diligence in performing a duty. This determination is based upon the standard of care accepted within the professional or facility's medical community.
It is important to remember that the duty of a medical professional is not the duty to cure, or even to guarantee a good outcome from treatment. Medical malpractice does not occur every time medical treatment is not successful. Rather, the duty is to provide good medical care according to accepted standards in that specialty within the community.
Human error malpractice
Failure to diagnose or erroneous diagnosis
Gross negligence malpractice
Prescription drug or medication errors
Failure to treat or erroneous treatment
Substandard care, treatment, or surgery
Retained foreign objects after surgery
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