Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Black's Law Dictionary Definition

In medical malpractice litigation, negligence is the predominant theory of liability. In order to recover for negligent malpractice, the plaintiff must establish the following elements: (1) the existence of the physician's duty to the plaintiff, usually based upon the existence of the physician-patient relationship; (2) the applicable standard of care and its violation; (3) a compensable injury; and (4) a casual connection between the violation of the standard of care and the harm complained of.

See also: Medical Accident

Medical Malpractice

Have you recently had a botched surgery or severely injured while at the hospital? Has a loved one passed away due to the negligence of a health professional? You can receive the justice you deserve by filing for a medical malpractice suit. As with legal malpractice, there has to be substantial evidence of the negligence. David Whipple helps you understand the best route in your situation. Sometimes the best route is not to take any legal action.

Medical Accidents

Medical accidents are better known as Medical Malpractice. According to Black's Law Definition: In medical malpractice litigation, negligence is the predominant theory of liability. In order to recover for negligent malpractice, the plaintiff must establish the following elements: (1) the existence of the physician's duty to the plaintiff, usually based upon the existence of the physician-patient relationship; (2) the applicable standard of care and its violation; (3) a compensable injury; and (4) a casual connection between the violation of the standard of care and the harm complained of.

Keep Records

Be sure to take pictures of the what happened and where it took place. Keep these organized and in a place you can easily access them. Keep any doctor bills, or papers that may have anything to do with the accident. The more records you have, the better of a chance for a case.


Contact Us

If you have been apart of a medical accident and you have not spoken to a lawyer. Give David Whipple a call for a free consultation, (816) 842-6411. Or use the contact form. We can promise the utmost care for your case.

The material provided is intended for informational purpose only. It is not to be considered legal advice and not to be construed as legal representation.