Legal Nurse Consultants can find themselves in many cases where lawsuits are pursued between healthcare providers and patients. They can also play a big role in helping one party determine if the damage was malpractice or negligence. These key terms are important to understand in any case. Negligence is a mistake without intent but still requires compensation.
The article, “Understanding the difference between medical malpractice and negligence” from TravelDailyNews reviews these differences. The article states,
“Medical malpractice and negligence are two legal terms that share some commonalities but are not interchangeable. If you are a victim of medical malpractice or negligence, it’s important to understand the difference between the two to build a strong case, support your claim, and ultimately, get your due compensation. To help you understand your rights and your case better, this guide will explain the difference between medical malpractice and negligence.”
Again Legal Nurse Consultants can help determine if a case is malpractice or negligent with their expertise in helping the firm determine. To read the entire article, please click here
Please also review AIHCP’s Legal Nurse Consultant Program and see if it matches your academic and professional goals. The program is online and independent study and open to qualified nurses seeking a four year certification as a Legal Nurse Consultant.