- 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 Does It Feel To Be Conscious But Unable To Move?
- Are There Limits on Damage Awards for Medical Malpractice?
- How Long Do I Have To File A Malpractice Lawsuit?
- Are There Certain Medical Procedures That Are Consistently at the Root of Medical Malpractice Suits?
- Can You File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Someone Other Than a Doctor?