Medical Malpractice Dictionary: Claim


Claim: Refers to making a legal claim for damages against another person or organization.

Claim: The claim is a general term in medical malpractice law referring to the rights of a patient to seek compensation from another person or organization. For example, an attorney will review your claim to determine whether the patient has any legal right to seek compensation. The person with the claim is called the claimant.

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