- 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 Long Do Medical Malpractice Cases Take?
- Is a Misdiagnosis Considered Malpractice?
- How Would a Doctor Testify Against Another Doctor in a Malpractice Lawsuit?
- Can I Sue for Future Medical Expenses in a Medical Malpractice Case?
- What Types Of Damages Are Usually Awarded In A Medical Malpractice Case?