- Defensive Medicine & Medical Malpractice Law
- Defensive Medicine: This term refers to the practice where medical professionals make treatment and diagnostic decisions with the primary goal of avoiding litigation that may be brought against them, rather than letting patient need determine the course of treatment. This practice often results in excessive medical testing, which is used as a precautionary tool.
Additional Frequently Asked Questions
- How Do You Determine If Someone Is the Victim of Medical Negligence?
- Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Malpractice?
- If I Can Prove That the Defendant Violated the Standard of Care, Does That Mean I Win My Case?
- Is Improper Treatment a Form of Medical Malpractice?
- Is Expert Testimony Required for a Medical Malpractice Case?