Generally speaking, unless a hospital or its staff was charged with a specific breach of the standard of care, hospitals maintained a relatively comfortable position in vicarious medical malpractice actions. They kept their heads low, let the physicians argue their positions and remained on the periphery. The evolution of legal precedent regarding vicarious liability claims, however, has left hospitals shifting in their seats. For more information please contact Angela Jones at (219)-322-0450, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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