Peer Review Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Peer Review, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Peer Review?

n.It is scrutinising or evaluating the performance of a professional or a technician by a board or committee made up of people in the similar occupation.This is done to evaluate minimum standards of his performance which, if found failed to be satisfactory he is liable in a lawsuit claiming damages due to negligence or if he is denied promotion and penalised by his employer for being legitimately discharged.