A Free Service Provided By



Legal Topics

Arbitration and Mediation
Car Accidents
Child Support
Child Custody & Visitation

Copyright Law
Criminal Law
Dangerous Drugs
DUI Drunk Driving

Elderly Laws
Employees' Rights
Estate Planning
Family Law
Immigration Law

Lemon Law
Medical Malpractice
Megan's Law
Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Probate & Estates
Product Recalls
Real Estate

Statute of Limitations

Taxes & the IRS
Traffic Violations
Workers' Compensation
Work Related Injury

Privacy Policy

Contact Us

About Us

Facts - Books - News    U.S. Facts Of Law:


Malpractice occurs when a professional fails to follow generally accepted standards of the profession.  It is most commonly thought of happening with respect to medical professionals, investment professionals, accountants and attorneys.  When a professional commits malpractice it results in a violation of trust and responsibility the professional has to his or her client.

When a medical professional commits malpractice, the health or even the life of the practitioner's patient may become at risk.  The medical profession and their insurers argue that the high costs of medical malpractice lawsuits in an ever complicated profession are driving up medical expenses for everyone.  Lawyers involved with medical malpractice cases, on the other hand, argue that patients deserve to be made whole again after the potential devastating results of malpractice by a medical professional.  They also claim that malpractice accountability has helped to make the U.S. healthcare system the best in the world.

While malpractice lawsuits against physicians and hospitals may result in more comprehensive healthcare, it also results in physicians ordering additional tests and procedures for legal reasons rather than for clinical reasons.  Occasionally, these extra tests turn out to be useful but much more often they are just an extra, unnecessary expense to the patient.  Estimates of the additional costs these unnecessary tests and procedures cost patients and their insurance companies approach $100 Billion annually.  Some argue that this additional cost is worth spending to have the world's best healthcare system.


Malpractice Best Sellers from

(no title)


Newsfeed display by CaRP

Malpractice News
GN News

Attorney Mike Morse Sued For Alleged Malpractice CBS Detroit
CBS Detroit Attorney Mike Morse Sued For Alleged Malpractice CBS Detroit DETROIT WWJ Another civil lawsuit has been filed against prominent Detroit area person injury attorney Mike Morse this time for legal malpractice. The suit, filed in Wayne County Circuit Court by Attorney Michael Schwartz, is the first of several

Big Pharma Worms Its Way Into Congressapos Medical Malpractice Bill HuffPost
HuffPost Big Pharma Worms Its Way Into Congress39 Medical Malpractice Bill HuffPost While the nation pays close attention to the Senate39s health care bill this week, the U.S. House of Representatives intends to do more egregious harm to You Are on the Verge of Losing Major Legal Rights PLEASE ACT Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog blog H.R. 1215 an Anti Justice Bill Limiting Recovery for those Injured in Legal Examiner all 3 news articles raquo

Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap On Medical Malpractice The National ...
Florida Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap on Medical Malpractice The National Law Review The Supreme Court of Florida held that the state39s statutory caps on personal injury noneconomic damages in medical negligence actions violate the Equal and more raquo

Ponzi Attyaposs ExAssociate On Top After Malpractice Appeal Law360 Subscription
Ponzi Atty39s Ex Associate On Top After Malpractice Appeal Law360 subscription Affirming a trial court dismissal of a malpractice suit against Timothy Devereux, the appeals panel said that, at the time he and plaintiff Rene DiBenedetto spoke about her case, Devereux didn39t have reason to suspect William Conour was mishandling her

Cap On Damages Challenged In St. Aaposs Malpractice Case Bismarck Tribune
Bismarck Tribune Cap on damages challenged in St. A39s malpractice case Bismarck Tribune quotSomeone injured by medical malpractice, yet suffering minor injury compared to Ms. Condon39s, would receive the full measure of non economic damages determined by the jury,quot the brief said. quotThe 1995 damages cap unfairly and arbitrarily discriminates

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This webpage is Copyrighted content.  No portion of this page may be copied to any other webpage, forum, blog or other domain page or offline publication without written permission from Violators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

The information provided by does not constitute legal advice or any other type of advice and is provided for educational purposes only without warranty of any kind. has not reviewed the information on this page for accuracy and is not responsible for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies.  For legal advice you should consult a licensed attorney.


Copyright All Rights Reserved -
No Portion of This Page May Be Copied Without Written Permission

Facts of Law about legal and medical malpractice

Facts of Law - Malpractice