Medical malpractice is a special type of personal injury case. These claims are brought against doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals - even hospitals - when their negligence leads to a patients injury or death.
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Medical Malpractice Law By State
Find the special laws and rules in your state.
Medical negligence is the fault theory on which most medical malpractice cases hinge. Here's a primer on this important liability concept.
Examples of Medical Malpractice
What does it mean for a health care professional's action (or inaction) to rise to the level of medical negligence?
When It's Medical Malpractice—and When It Isn't
A negative treatment outcome doesn't mean your health care provider has committed medical malpractice.
How to Sue a Hospital for Malpractice
Here's what you'll need to do to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital.
The Time Limit to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Learn about the four different ways the "statute of limitations" might come into play in a medical malpractice case.
Types of Medical Malpractice Cases
Learn about the most common situations that lead to medical malpractice cases.
Injury Lawsuits Against Hospitals & Doctors: Medical Malpractice Overview
Lawsuits for medical negligence are some of the most complicated in personal injury law. Learn the basics of a medical malpractice claim here.
How Do I File a Medical Malpractice Claim?
Many states have placed procedural hurdles in the paths of medical malpractice plaintiffs, to ensure their claims are valid.
Challenges of Winning a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Complex medical evidence and juror bias toward doctors and hospitals make medical malpractice cases tough to win.
The Right Lawyer for Your Medical Malpractice Claim
How to find a lawyer with the right experience and connections.