What constitutes malpractice?
What Is Medical Malpractice?
What constitutes malpractice? Under Alabama law, a medical provider commits malpractice when they fail to act as a reasonably prudent medical provider would do under similar circumstances. This means that they fail to act as reasonably as they should. However, trying to define “reasonable” can end up being more complicated than it should.
One way to think of medical malpractice is as if it was negligence. For example, everybody has heard the term negligence. Malpractice is just negligence for medical providers. However, there important things to consider with malpractice. For example, you need to know the statute of limitations in the state, how you file a case, and who to file a case with. If you’re interested in learning about examples of medical malpractice and common causes of medical malpractice, we can act as a resource for you. There is a lot of information out there about medical malpractice. Overall, it can be overwhelming to go through alone.
Have you or a loved one experienced malpractice? If you have questions about whether there’s been malpractice committed, we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have. We have the experience and determination you need to help win your case. Give us a call at Serious Injury Lawyers.
Chuck James is a Mobile native who graduated from University of Alabama. Chuck has been practicing law since early 2000. Contact Chuck James today for help with your personal injury case. Free consultations. Locations in Birmingham and Montgomery.