Medical Malpractice Attorneys Define Negligence

Medical malpractice attorneys have found that negligence may be the most important form of any tort liability in our jurisprudence today. This is in part due to the flexible principles of negligence that enable liability to be applied to many types of conduct that cause accidental harm. The main difference between negligence and all other forms of torts (i.e. assault and battery) is that negligence is not concerned with the state of mind of the person who committed or neglected to commit the act. The main thing that is looked at by lawyers, and judges who oversee cases, is the conduct of a defendant (such as a doctor or nurse) and whether … [Read more...]