Professional Negligence Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Professional Negligence?

n.An act or misconduct also called malpractice where professionals like medical practitioners, lawyers accountants,architects etc fail to exercise their duties effectively and which results in damages to clients.It can be due to negligence,ignorance or intentionallly.It cannot be proved just by the patients judgement unless it is very obvious but a legal declartion has to be amde by an expert of the same profession that the professional failed to meet the basic standards while performing the act.The accuse has the right to defend the judgment in the court of law.