Not a lot of people know the difference between malpractice and negligence, but the American Medical Association says the two terms are important.
The association says that the term is used in cases of medical malpractice.
“As an example, malpractice involves an injury caused by a wrongful act of medical negligence,” said AMA spokeswoman Nicole Pfeiffer.
“The term is important because it is used frequently in the legal community.
In cases of malpractice where the injury was not intentional, there is no cause of action, but in cases where the wrongful act is intentional, the plaintiff may recover punitive damages.
The distinction is important to ensure that malpractice is not used in the wrong way and to ensure appropriate liability protection for patients.”
It’s important to note that when it comes to malpractice or negligence, the AMA says, the term “negligent” is used because the action was unintentional.
“We are talking about an intentional act of malcontent that was a matter of negligence,” Pfeiberer said.
“In most cases, if you have an intentional injury, it’s negligent, because you are not at fault.
You have the duty to protect yourself.
If you’re at fault, you can sue, but you can’t sue for negligence.”
There’s a bit of irony in the term malpractice: the AMA said that “malpractice” comes from the Latin word “malum”, meaning “dead”.
It’s not clear if the name was a misnomer or if there was some kind of association with the death of a person.
It was also unclear if the association is just a joke.
A number of studies have found that people tend to make mistakes, but they’re mostly self-inflicted, not intentional.
In one, published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, a group of researchers led by Professor Richard Toth, of the University of Oxford, compared the number of people who were sued for medical malpractices between 1987 and 2013.
They found that “neglect” was the most common type of injury suffered by people.
They also found that those who had suffered a serious injury were less likely to sue a doctor.
In a second study published in BMJ, researchers at the University College London found that the people who suffered serious injuries were more likely to be sued.
There’s also been a debate about the appropriateness of the term in the medical world, which has a reputation for being overly legalistic.
In fact, the medical profession’s ethics code says that malpractice should be avoided because it can lead to a “substantial loss of livelihood or income”.