Medical Negligence

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Negligence is the failure to observe that degree of care, precaution and vigilance which the circumstances justly demand resulting in injury to another person.

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WHAT IS MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE? Before discussing medical negligence, it would be in order to understand the concept of negligence as such. Negligence may be defined as the breach of a duty caused by the omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do. A shorter definition is that negligence as a tort is the breach of legal duty to take care which results in damage, undesired by the defendant to the plaintiff. The

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