Medical Malpractice Dictionary: Comparative Negligence


Comparative Negligence: An assessment of the relative level of "fault" in a claim or lawsuit.

Comparative Negligence: The idea of "comparative negligence" is the extent to which the plaintiff (e.g. patient) has fault, responsibility, or negligence with respect to an injury. Note that the plaintiff may not be at fault at all.

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