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Medical malpractice is when preventable medical errors cause serious harm to patients, including surgical injuries and birth injuries.
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Overview Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional such as a doctor, nurse, surgeon, or medical facility, such as a clinic, hospital, or emergency room, does not exercise a proper standard of care, which results in the serious injury or wrongful death of a patient. If a medical professional’s treatment fails to meet something called the “standard of care”, it qualifies as medical malpractice. On average, 225,000 people die every year due to some form of medical...
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