Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
It is the duty of the health care professional to look after the patient, ensure his safety, and help him recover. Conrad Murray was found guilty of prescribing Propofol to the singer in lieu of a hefty fee. In which case, the plaintiff being a layman, must appeal to the court for assistance. In short, it has to be proved that the patient had hired the health care provider for his services and the latter had agreed for the same.
Punitive damage is a compensation which is much higher than the expected sum, and is meant to punish the defendant and deter him from such negligent actions in future. When a federal court hears a medical malpractice case, the state laws from where the case ha