- 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.
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