Medical malpractice is negligence committed by a professional health care provider—a doctor, nurse, dentist, technician, hospital or hospital worker—whose performance of duties departs from a standard of practice of those with similar training and experience, resulting in harm to a patient or patients.
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What do I do if I think I have a medical malpractice claim?
How does a jury determine if a doctor's actions were within the standards of good medical practice?
What if I'm just not satisfied with the results of my surgery? Do I have a malpractice case?