Consumer Resources

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Signs of Malpractice

One of the main signs of malpractice during treatment is when a patient’s condition does not respond to the administered treatment. This may be caused by a misdiagnosis or improper treatment plan. Additionally, victims who exhibit signs of malpractice may experience unexpected side effects or worsening of their medical condition after receiving treatment.

Types of Malpractice

The precise nature of professional incompetence and negligence can vary from profession to profession. Malpractice claims are most commonly filed against individuals operating in the legal or medical fields. However, other white-collar professions may also be guilty of malpractice and have a lawsuit filed against them.

Personal Injury Claims

There are a variety of personal injury claims for which victims may seek legal action. In cases of intentional harm such as assault, the defendant will typically face criminal charges as well as personal injury charges for the injuries inflicted upon the victim. Personal injury claims vary depending on the environment, nature, and intent that caused the injury.

Serious Injury Claims

Serious injury claims can come as the result of a wide variety of incidents. However, the basic legal process is the same in all cases. A serious injury claim is filed by the plaintiff. The plaintiff is the individual who feels that they have suffered personal injury as the result of another person’s misconduct. The person who stands accused of negligence or misconduct is called the defendant. The plaintiff must prove a defendant’s guilt by providing evidence which indicates that they should be held liable for the plaintiff’s serious injuries.