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Does a doctor have a responsibility to read prescription orders he or she is required by law to sign? yellowpen

According to a jury in North Carolina, in a verdict reluctantly affirmed by the North Carolina Court of Appeals: No.

The case underscores the different way in which medical malpractice lawsuits are weighed as opposed to other types of negligence cases. In order for a doctor to be held liable for injuries sustained by a patient, the fact of an adverse health outcome is not so important as whether that doctor breached the applicable standard of care for his or her specialty. This is established through expert witness testimony, as provided by other health care professionals similarly situated.

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