Legal doctrines associated with medical malpractice.

Abstract

Malpractice is the legal charge against a professional accused of a private wrong. Claims must be filed under tort (or civil) law; specific statutes can vary from state to state. Legal doctrines associated with malpractice include respondeat superior, which places ultimate liability with a superior or employer; proximate cause, which states that the… (More)

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@article{Kircher1986LegalDA, title={Legal doctrines associated with medical malpractice.}, author={Joern Kircher}, journal={Physician assistant}, year={1986}, volume={10 6}, pages={52-7} }