Can medical malpractice lawsuits be brought against someone other than a doctor?


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A medical malpractice suit can absolutely be filed against individuals and institutions other than a doctor. Lawsuits can be brought against nearly any licensed healthcare professional including, but not limited to, a nurse, dentist, pharmacist or an anesthesiologist. If they performed negligent work, they can be held liable. Hospitals and clinics can be liable for issues like unsafe or unsanitary conditions that result in injury or damages....Read More