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Medical Malpractice: Types & Legality

The doctor-patient relationship has been defined differently through the years. In the beginning it developed into a “common calling” which meant doctors practiced medicine as a duty to their patients. Laws were developed to protect patients; therefore doctors used proper care and expert skill. In the past six centuries, medical malpractice has increased, which lead…