Does Signing A Consent Form Waive My Rights To File A Lawsuit For Medical Malpractice?

No, it does not waive your rights. A typical consent form indicates that you acknowledge the risks involved with a particular treatment or procedure. The health care provider is still responsible for meeting the standard of care associated with such procedure or treatment.

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