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Is a nursing home abuse or neglect case considered medical malpractice?

Unless the victim was receiving medical treatment at the time of the incident, the case would not be considered malpractice. The victim can still file a personal injury case for any abuse or neglect they suffered at the hands of nursing home staff and/or other residents but since the abuse usually doesn’t involve doctor-patient relationship, it would not be malpractice.

Eric K. Washburn
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