Medical Malpractice

The new legal framework for Medical Malpractice - Law no. 5/2016
New law concerning medical malpractice In this article we will take the opportunity to briefly explain law no. 5/2016 concerning medical malpractice. Though approved on 12 August 2016, the law only came into force on 26 February 2017. In layman’s terms, medical malpractice entails the failure of a health care provider to adhere to an appropriate standard of care, of which results injury to a patient. The law therefore seeks to assert the interests and rights of both users and…

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