Medical Malpractice and Informed Consent

informed consent in medical malpractice cases

Informed Consent in a Medical Malpractice Case

A medical malpractice claim arises when a doctor, healthcare facility, or other medical professional breaches the duty of care to a patient. While every bad result does not rise to the level of medical malpractice, if a bad result happens without informed consent, the medical provider may be held liable for damages. For this reason, it is important to understand your right to informed consent as it relates to a medical malpractice claim. […]