Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice
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What is Medical Malpractice, and Why Does it Happen?

According to a study conducted by Johns Hopkins patient safety experts, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately 17,000 medical malpractice claims are filed in the United States each year. What Is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a physician, nurse, or other healthcare professional deviates from the…