Damage for loss of chance under Medical Malpractice liability?

Loss of chance damage might burden doctor and healthcare operators with a controversial obligation of result. In particular, healthcare operators may be liable for medical malpractice even though positive outcome of medical treatment was un-hoped and unexpected. Italian Court of Cassation clarified this important matter through decision N 26303/2019 First, the Italian Supreme Court stated […]

How to file a claim for medical negligence in Italy

A patient who suspects that the worsening of his/her health conditions, following treatment or a surgery, is caused by medical malpractice should first address his thoughts to an expert lawyer and to a medical-forensic examiner with specialist knowledge.In 2017 the so-called reform “Gelli” entered into force in Italy and, since then, it is not possible anymore […]