Q: How do you prove medical malpractice occurred?
A: It's very difficult. Start by contacting a member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Assn who handles medical cases for the county where it happened or in the nearest large city if there are none in your area--they give free consultations. Follow their advice on what records to get and how.
It may be a very difficult to prove medical negligence. Many medical procedures have an inherent risk associated with them and the patient is warned.
However, each case is different. For the most part medical negligence must be proved by the testimony of medical experts in the field associated with the particular procedure.
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Thanks, Richard Hughes
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