Tag archive: common law

What is Professional Negligence?

Professional negligence occurs when a professional, such as a lawyer or a doctor, fails to offer the right aid to a client or customer, or when they inadvertently act in a way that causes damage to the patient; this falls under the duty of care category, as specified in common law.


The Controversial Tort Reform

Tort reform is a very controversial subject, because most people feel it is a means of protecting companies and corporations, reducing people’s possibility of filing claims and of getting the right amount of compensation based directly on the gravity of the damage.