Logourl black

“Loss of chance” doctrine

Definition

A doctrine allowing medical malpractice claims to be established on the basis that negligent treatment caused the patient to lose an opportunity to avoid or reduce an ultimate injury.

Related Rules [?]


The related rules section is for members only and includes a compilation of all the rules of law in Quimbee's database relating to this key term.

To access the related rules, please start your free trial or log in.