Informed Consent and Medical Malpractice

Doctors must fully inform their patients of the risks involved in any proposed medical procedure, treatment, or test. This is called “informed consent.” If a doctor does not get informed consent from a patient, and the patient is injured, the patient may have grounds to sue the doctor for medical malpractice. What is Informed Consent? […]

The Basics of a Medical Malpractice Case

In order to be successful in a medical malpractice lawsuit you must establish each of the following things: A doctor-patient relationship existed You must show that you had a physician-patient relationship with the doctor or other medical practitioner you are making a claim against. This means you requested treatment from the doctor and the doctor […]