Elements of Negligence and Malpractice
Compare and contrast negligence and professional malpractice
This writing assignment requires students to identify and describe the elements of negligence and the special doctrine of malpractice by way of comparison.
2-page paper (approx. 500 words).
Perform the following tasks:
Step 1: Research the elements of negligence and malpractice.
Using the Internet, research both negligence and professional malpractice.
Step 2: Write responses to the following:
Use a word processor (like MS Word) to write a 1-page paper responding to the following:
Identify the elements necessary to prove negligence and professional malpractice.
Based on your research, compare and contrast negligence and professional malpractice.
Provide at least one specific example illustrating each doctrine for use in your comparison.
Is all professional malpractice negligence?
Is all negligence by a professional considered malpractice?