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malpractice
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Definition
professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
  • Imagine you work for an insurance company that sells doctors medical malpractice protection.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (73% in)
  • Believe it or not, the risk of being sued for malpractice has very little to do with how many mistakes a doctor makes.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (74% in)
  • Analyses of malpractice lawsuits show that there are highly skilled doctors who get sued a lot and doctors who make lots of mistakes and never get sued.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (74% in)
  • At the same time, the overwhelming number of people who suffer an injury due to the negligence of a doctor never file a malpractice suit at all.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (75% in)
  • What comes up again and again in malpractice cases is that patients say they were rushed or ignored or treated poorly.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (76% in)
  • "People just don't sue doctors they like," is how Alice Burkin, a leading medical malpractice lawyer, puts it.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (76% in)
  • Malpractice sounds like one of those infinitely complicated and multidimensional problems.
    One — The Theory of Thin Slices (86% in)
  • At the same time, the threat of malpractice has made doctors less and less willing to take a chance on a patient, with the result that these days only about 10 percent of those admitted to a hospital on suspicion of having a heart attack actually have a heart attack.
    Four — Paul Van Riper's Big Victory (68% in)
  • It's possible to thin-slice a surgeon's risk of being sued for malpractice on the basis of a small snippet of conversation.
    Five — Kenna's Dilemma (48% in)

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