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Medical Malpractice

What Are The 4 Ds of Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence is a serious tort, but a complex one to prove. It can refer to medication mistakes, surgical slip-ups, misdiagnoses, and other types of preventable errors in a health care setting that ultimately harm or kill a patient. To prove it, you need the four Ds of medical negligence. These four are Duty of…

How Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Claim in Virginia?

Medical malpractice is a tort, or wrongdoing, by a medical practitioner that injures a patient. It is a violation of the medical standards of care, such as an error in diagnosis or treatment, that causes an injury or illness to a patient. A physician or hospital in Virginia may have to pay a patient for…