Medical Malpractice Attorneys Explain Six General Rules of Malpractice

Medical malpractice attorneys , in preparing to file a lawsuit, generally look to a series of rules that have been set forth by numerous courts over the years. The rules refer to when a plaintiff may file a malpractice lawsuit and the types of proof that are necessary at trial. The Supreme Court of Arizona set forth a series of rules in 1938 in the case of Boyce v. Brown, that still hold true today. A Historical Look at Medical Malpractice The Arizona Supreme Court listed these 6 general rules, these rules are adopted slightly differently in some states and may be the subject of objection yet they lay out a fairly succinct framework. (1) … [Read more...]