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Elements of Medical Malpractice

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Most states follow the general rule that, to prove a medical malpractice case, a patient must prove: 1) a physician's duty to act according to a certain standard of care; 2) a breach of that standard of care; 3) an injury; and (4) a causal connection between the breach and the injury.

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