Twin Falls, ID asked in Medical Malpractice for Idaho

Q: Do pharmaceutical errors fall under medical malpractice law?

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J. Grady Hepworth

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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Boise, ID
  • Licensed in Idaho

A: In Idaho there are very specific statutes related to "Medical Malpractice" that only apply to "physicians" "surgeons" and "licensed acute care general hospitals" as those terms are defined under Idaho law. Typically, most pharmaceutical errors fall are treated as "product liability" cases. However, if you are asking for the purposes of finding an attorney to help you with a case, many lawyers who accept "medical malpractice" cases are also willing to pursue pharmaceutical negligence cases. Contact an experienced attorney for more specific questions.

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