Category Archive: Negligence

  • When is it Essential to Report an Incident to an Adult Care Facility?

    Families entrust these institutions with the care of their loved ones, expecting professional and compassionate treatment. However, incidents of negligence or abuse can occur. It is important not to wait long before reporting such incidents to protect those who may be vulnerable. Mostly, the cases of neglect and abuse in adult care facilities cause injuries and losses to residents. At Varcadipane & Pinnisi, P.C., we have helped many clients who suffered losses at the hands of adult care facilities. If you suspect a reportable incident, it's read more
  • Examples of Malpractice in Counseling

    When people speak about medical malpractice, they often refer to a physician issuing a wrong prescription, misdiagnosis, or surgical error. Many people fail to consider the possible misconduct of other health providers, like therapists, who are sometimes negligent. The nature of psychological treatment puts patients in a vulnerable position. According to a study by the National Library of Medicine, mental health practitioners had a complaint rate that was more than double that of physicians. Patients are often dissatisfied with counselors' read more
  • What Is Professional Negligence Called?

    Professional negligence is also called malpractice, which occurs when a professional breaches their duty of care. If you sustain an injury or financial harm and prove it results from a professional’s breach of duty of care, you can initiate a claim for professional negligence. Professional negligence usually occurs when a professional fails to meet their responsibility to the required standard. Examples of professionals who may engage in professional negligence include doctors, management consultants, attorneys, surveyors, and IT specialists. A read more
  • What Is the Difference between Negligence and Malpractice?

    Patients trust medical providers with their lives whenever they seek treatment in health facilities. Therefore, medical standards expect healthcare providers to perform their duties with utmost care and professionalism. If a medical provider fails in this duty, you can bring a malpractice claim to hold them accountable for injuries they cause. When a medical provider's actions or inactions fall below the professional standard of care, their behavior constitutes medical negligence. If a medical provider's negligence causes a patient to suffer an read more

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