Malpractice

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In the law of torts, malpractice is an "instance of negligence or incompetence on the part of a professional".[1]

Types include:

Medical malpractice and the rise in incidences of claims against individual and institutional providers has led to the evolution of patient advocates.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Black's Law Dictionary (9th ed. 2009), malpractice.
  2. ^ Black's Law Dictionary (9th ed. 2009), malpractice.
  3. ^ Kamaker, Dorothy (September 26, 2015). "Patient advocacy services ensure optimum health outcomes". smh.com.au. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved August 23, 2016.