• What Is the 5 Most Common Reasons for Malpractice?
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    What Is the 5 Most Common Reasons for Malpractice?

    Malpractice is defined as the improper, illegal, or negligent actions of a professional. Although any professional can be accused of malpractice, it is often used in the medical profession when a healthcare provider is negligent or careless. Understanding the most common reasons for malpractice can help you better understand if you may have a valid malpractice claim. The following are the five most common reasons medical malpractice lawsuits are filed. 5. Prescription Drug Errors The fifth most common malpractice claim is related to errors with prescription drugs. Errors can occur at multiple levels of the prescription drug chain. According to the Harvard Medical Malpractice Study, 32 percent of medication-related claims…