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The Pitfalls of Rendering an Expert Opinion in Breast Malpractice Cases by Reviewing a CD-ROM PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 03 January 2016 17:00
In medical malpractice cases, expert witnesses are called upon to assist trial courts in determining whether a defendant has departed from the accepted standard of care of what a reasonable and prudent physician would do under similar circumstances [1]. Although it is an adverse outcome that often triggers a lawsuit for negligence—which is the actual tort or civil law under which most medical malpractice cases are reviewed—it is the conduct of the defendant, not the outcome, that is the determining factor regarding guilt or innocence.

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