Medical Malpractice

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

While there are a few exceptions, in most cases, medical providers cannot perform procedures on you without your express informed consent. In some cases, though, implied consent is sufficient to give permission. It’s easy to confuse express and implied consent.  Express consent is given through written permission or verbal agreement. Healthcare workers need a patient’s… read more

What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence?

The main difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence is intent. When a medical provider is guilty of medical negligence, their actions cause a patient harm. However, they did not intend to hurt the patient. Rather, they were careless and caused an injury. With medical malpractice, the medical provider knew their actions could injure or… read more