MALPRACTICE LIABILITY INSURANCE
\mˌalpɹˈaktɪs lˌa͡ɪəbˈɪlɪti ɪnʃˈʊ͡əɹəns], \mˌalpɹˈaktɪs lˌaɪəbˈɪlɪti ɪnʃˈʊəɹəns], \m_ˌa_l_p_ɹ_ˈa_k_t_ɪ_s l_ˌaɪ_ə_b_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_t_i_ ɪ_n_ʃ_ˈʊə_ɹ_ə_n_s]\
Definitions of MALPRACTICE LIABILITY INSURANCE
Sort: Oldest first
Insurance coverage for a doctor, surgeon, psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse, a hospital, other medical/healthcare professional or institution if guilty of dereliction of duty due to negligence or incompetence. Pays for the defense of the insured in lawsuits. Covers levied damages up to a specified limit. In contrast, other professionals, accountants, consultants, engineers, carry errors-and-omissions liability insurance or professional liability insurance.
By Henry Campbell Black
Word of the day
beta Aspartic Acid
- An residue in chains that linked at beta-group instead normal, alpha-carboxyl group, polypeptide linkage. It is a result of the spontaneous decomposition aspartic acid or ASPARAGINE residues.