The four elements of negligence in medical malpractice law are duty, breach, injury, and damages. A medical malpractice attorney must prove that each of these four elements exists to have a winning case.
Medical Malpractice: Negligence
A duty of care is owed to the patient once a doctor/patient relationship is established. The physician has a duty to act the way other doctors would act in a similar situation and must follow medical care guidelines broadly accepted in the medical community. A relationship is established when you provide medical information to the doctor’s office and verbally to the physician, followed by an examination.Read More