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Issues that fall under the medical malpractice umbrella

Medical malpractice is a large umbrella term. It is used identify anything that goes wrong in a medical setting that can cause a person temporary or permanent harm. Because it is such a large term, you will find that there are many different facets of malpractice, injury and harm that can be covered.

There are several smaller umbrella categories that are used to narrow down the area of medical malpractice that you are personally experiencing. Some of the smaller categories include:

  •          Misdiagnosis
  •          Hospital errors
  •          Cardiology malpractice
  •          Nursing home negligence
  •          Cancer errors
  •          Primary care physician malpractice
  •          Birth injuries
  •          Walk-in clinic malpractice

There are a number of other small categories as well. Every establishment that practices medicine has a category of malpractice, such as hospital errors for hospitals or primary care physician malpractice to address anything that goes wrong at your usual doctor.

Malpractice also covers a number of different reasons for your injury or harm. Whether it’s negligence, medication errors, infection, surgical errors or anything else, it likely falls under one or more of the categories of medical malpractice. This can make it easier for you to narrow down which area to focus on. That way, you will know what angle to tackle your case at when you take it to court.

If you would like to continue reading about medical malpractice, please follow the link. It will take you to our web page specifically catering to different areas of medical malpractice. There, you may be able to find more information on the specific areas that you are interested in.

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