Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

As far as medical practice is concerned, a medical professional is expected to exercise a standard level of care while treating a patient. If he fails to do so, thereby causing injury to the patient, the latter can opt for a lawsuit against the former. In which case, the plaintiff being a layman, must appeal to the court for assistance. It may also happen, that the plaintiff and defendants may be from different jurisdictions or states, in which case a federal court is chosen to start the proceedings of the medical negligence case. Before the trial begins, the process of discovery takes place, wherein the two parties exchange all relevant documents pertaining to their case. Though rare, medic