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What are common claims made against hospitals in a Pennsylvania medical malpractice case?

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A: In Pennsylvania, hospitals can be sued for negligence or malpractice. Pennsylvania courts recognize two causes of action: corporate negligence and vicarious liability. Both require different kinds of proofs and both will generally require an expert medical opinion detailing the negligence.

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Published: July 11, 2012

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