Malpractice

In law, malpractice is a type of negligence in which the professional under a duty to act fails to follow generally accepted professional standards, and that breach of duty is the proximate cause of injury to a plaintiff who suffers harm. It is committed by a professional or her/his subordinates or agents on behalf of a client or patient that causes damages to the client or patient.

Other articles related to "malpractice":

Legal Malpractice
... Legal malpractice is the term for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, or breach of contract by an attorney that causes harm to his or her client ... Furthermore, legal malpractice requires proof of what would have happened had the attorney not been negligent that is, "but for" the attorney's negligence ("but for" causation) ... who lost a civil case must prove that the legal malpractice complained of caused the case to be lost, so that the plaintiff can then recover from the negligent attorney the damages that ...
Malpractice (disambiguation)
... Malpractice, type of tort in which the misfeasance, malfeasance or nonfeasance of a professional, under a duty to act, fails to follow generally accepted professional standards, and that ... Malpractice may also refer to Malpractice (short story), a short story by Orson Scott Card Malpractice (Redman album), a 2001 album by rap artist Redman Malpractice (Dr ... Feelgood Malpractice (band), a Finnish progressive metal band, formed in 1994 ...
Philip J. Berg - Malpractice and Ethics Violations
... Berg was sued for legal malpractice by former clients on whose behalf Berg had neglected to file a response to a complaint in an ERISA lawsuit, resulting in a default ... Berg responded by bringing into the malpractice suit the plaintiffs in the ERISA action on a claim of fraud upon the court ... was inadequately pled, not grounded in fact, time-barred, and utterly irrelevant to the pending malpractice action against him." Observing that an attorney's signature on a complaint constitutes, among other ...
Selected Court Cases In The Terri Schiavo Case - Legal Cases 1992-2002 - Malpractice
... In 1992 Michael filed a malpractice suit against Terri's obstetrician on the basis that he failed to diagnose bulimia as the cause of her infertility. 2003, the Schindlers demanded that he share the malpractice money with them ...