Common medical-malpractice claims include misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, medication error, childbirth injury and anesthesia error, according to Nolo. To establish malpractice, a plaintiff must prove that a doctor cause... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To find out if there are malpractice lawsuits against a doctor, a person can access his state's court records, explains Nolo. Many records are online; others may require going to the courthouse and paying a fee. The exis... More » Government & Politics Crime

Individuals searching for information about malpractice suits against doctors can check with the state medical board, which is responsible for state medical licensing. The Federation of State Medical Boards provides acce... More » Government & Politics Public Records
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