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Medical Malpractice Law Lawyers In Fairfax Virginia

The City of Fairfax is an independent city forming an enclave within the confines of Fairfax County, in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Although politically independent of the surrounding county, the City is nevertheless the county seat. Situated in the Northern Virginia region, Fairfax forms part of the Washington Metropolitan Area. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines Fairfax and the city of Falls Church with Fairfax County for statistical purposes. The population was 21,498 at the 2000 census. Many surrounding communities and developments have a Fairfax postal mailing address. While the city is an enclave within the County of Fairfax, a small unincorporated portion of the County comprising the courthouse complex, the jail, and a small area nearby is itself an enclave within the city. Fairfax County's Government Center is west of the City of Fairfax in an unincorporated area.

What is medical malpractice law?

Medical Malpractice is improper or immoral conduct in the performance of duties by a doctor, done either intentionally or through carelessness or ignorance. Cases involving health care patients who have suffered harm as a result of the negligent care of a doctor or other medical professional. Medical malpractice claims can stem from misdiagnosis, prescription errors, and unsanitary conditions at a health care facility.

Answers to medical malpractice law issues in Virginia

In many states, the medical profession has been granted certain special protections. For instance, some states have...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...