Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

These caps are not imposed in cases involving permanent disability, disfigurement, and death. Before the trial begins, the process of discovery takes place, wherein the two parties exchange all relevant documents pertaining to their case. However, the option of out-of-court settlement must be included in the contract and both parties must agree to this clause in order for it to be valid.

In order to prove a case of medical negligence, the plaintiff has to establish certain elements, which are:

Secondly, the health care professional breached his duty by failing to perform his duties in line with the relevant standards of care. The suit was filed by Dr Bransby Cooper (a surgeon)