What Is Malpractice?


The term malpractice means the act of carrying out some illegal or prohibited kind of practices. It is any act that is carried out contrary to the laws and rules that govern that particular practice. Malpractice can also be defined as going against the professional route of handling things. Usually malpractice leads to damaged or ruined end products from what is expected. Examples of malpractice occur in the medical field where one can operate a clinic but is not licensed by the medical board.
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Law. failure of a professional person, as a physician or lawyer, to render proper services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence or through criminal intent, especially when injury or loss follows.
any improper, negligent practice; misconduct or misuse.
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Malpractice is professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage. Damages are usually considered to be an essential element of a malpractice claim. A plaintiff has to prove that damages were suffered as a result of the malpractice.
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