Related formsmal·prac·ti·tion·er [mal-prak-tish-uh-ner] /ˌmæl prækˈtɪʃ ə nər/, noun
Examples from the Web for malpractice
But the malpractice system is not robust in China, and patients feel powerless.Will US Health Care Follow in China’s Bloody Footsteps?|Daniela Drake|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The burden on plaintiffs in wrongful birth cases “is unique, and is inconsistent with other types of malpractice cases,” she said.
For one, malpractice issues are unclear, since standard policies cover only FDA-approved therapies.
Every decision carries with it an implied threat of malpractice litigation.How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession|Daniela Drake|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was not a surveillance device that could betray intrusion or malpractice on the flight deck.MH370’s Pilots Behaved As They Should in an Emergency, Not as Sinister Killers|Clive Irving|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I refuse to have anything to do with the malpractice you propose.The Triumphs of Eugne Valmont|Robert Barr
Even a medical man would be arrested for malpractice and for depriving a fellow being of the use of his faculties.The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton|Wardon Allan Curtis
Upon inquiry I found the lawyer was but just disbarred for some malpractice; and the discovery added excessively to my disquiet.The Wrecker|Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne
But for this very reason no doctor dare accuse another of malpractice.The Doctor's Dilemma: Preface on Doctors|George Bernard Shaw
Only a shoonoo doesn't get sued for malpractice; he gets a spear stuck in him.Oomphel in the Sky|Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for malpractice
Derived Formsmalpractitioner (ˌmælprækˈtɪʃənə), noun
Medicine definitions for malpractice
Culture definitions for malpractice
Mistakes or negligent conduct by a professional person, especially a physician, that results in damage to others, such as misdiagnosis of a serious illness. Damaged parties often seek compensation by bringing malpractice suits against the offending physician or other professional.