Medical Malpractice

Filing A Medical Malpractice Claim Without Help Of A Lawyer

Do I Need a Lawyer?

If you find yourself facing problems with a medical malpractice claim, it is always prudent to weigh carefully whether you want to hire a lawyer to represent you, or go it alone. And in particular, you may be called upon to invest some thought into two particularly vexing scenarios: How challenging the legal problem is likely to be; and what are the chances of success.

According to Jason Konvicka: “Medical malpractice happens when a health provider fails to use the recognized procedures when treating the patient after injury.” The “standard care” is defined as, “what a reasonably prudent medical provider would or would not have done under constant or similar circumstances.” In essence to that, it boils down to know whether the vendor was negligent.…

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What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice Claim


Despite the rigid standards of patient care and safety, the members of the health care team, most especially the doctors and the nurses are at high risk for medical malpractice. Health care professionals are sued because there is an apparent breach of the standard of practice that caused harm, injury or death to the patient. Each year thousands of doctors face medical suit because of the medical malpractice.

Classification of medical practice

Before the case is even called as a case of medical malpractice, the board should need to establish the four elements that constitute the medical malpractice.

1) Duty
2) Breach
3) Causation
4) Damages

Owed duty – this was when the health-care professional was able to undertake the treatment or care for the patient.

Breach – when …

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