- Standard Of Care & Medical Malpractice Law
- Standard of Care: The degree of care, including watchfulness, attention, caution, and prudence, that a reasonable person should exercise under the circumstances. If an individual does not meet the standard of care, he or she may be liable to a third party for negligence.
Additional Frequently Asked Questions
- How Much Do Lawyers Charge For Medical Malpractice?
- Does the Good Samaritan’s Law Protect from Liability If in Non-Medical Facility?
- Can a Medical Malpractice Case Be Reopened After It Has Settled?
- What Is Meant by “a Breach of the Standard of Care” in a Medical Malpractice Case?
- Is Expert Testimony Required for a Medical Malpractice Case?