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noun as in abuse, misconduct

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Speaking to state legislators on March 26, the head of the medical society, Chip Baggett, said his members didn’t yet have the resources they needed and were anxious about the potential for malpractice lawsuits.

A government investigation revealed several malpractices and Apple has since pressed pause on business with the Taiwanese company.

From Quartz

Suddenly advertisements pop up for medical malpractice lawyers, but you haven’t told anyone about the surgery and you certainly didn’t post about it on social media.

So, there will be claims associated with medical malpractice because people will believe patients haven’t been treated appropriately for the pandemic, for instance.

To play it poorly, or not at all, is to commit institutional malpractice.

From Fortune

If there were a pill with such poor efficacy, it might be considered malpractice to prescribe it.

But the malpractice system is not robust in China, and patients feel powerless.

And an overzealous medical professional, hoping to safeguard against malpractice, can also be a cause of unneeded procedure.

Parents who bring wrongful birth suits seem to face a burden faced by no other plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases.

The burden on plaintiffs in wrongful birth cases “is unique, and is inconsistent with other types of malpractice cases,” she said.

But it is certainly true that the State has the right to prevent malpractice—a right none of us would wish renounced.

Driven from San Francisco for malpractice, he turned up in Denver, where he again aroused the authorities to action.

Upon inquiry I found the lawyer was but just disbarred for some malpractice, and the discovery added excessively to my disquiet.

But for this very reason no doctor dare accuse another of malpractice.

Only monsters smoke at meals, but a monster assured me that Gorgonzola best survives this malpractice.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to malpractice, such as: carelessness, dereliction, misbehavior, misdeed, mismanagement, and negligence.

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