Is an early medical negligence settlement an admission of guilt?

Unlike in criminal trials, 'guilt' and 'innocence' are not concepts that apply to these civil cases

Under the title ‘outcome’ in many of my Expert Opinion articles, you will find examples of medical negligence claims against the doctors which were settled quietly without the parties fighting it out in a court hearing.

Last month I wrote about a patient with appendicitis who sued after the delays in diagnosing her. It was one of the cases that was settled quietly.

But after reading the article, one