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Are you more likely right than wrong? Learn about the burden of proof in a New York medical malpractice lawsuit

Did you know that when an injured victim brings a lawsuit for medical malpractice, they're required to prove their case by a "preponderance of the evidence." What exactly does this mean?

Unlike in a criminal case where the prosecutor has to show “beyond a reasonable doubt” that the perpetrator is responsible for the crime, in a medical malpractice case we only have to show that you are more likely right than wrong that what you are saying is true.

That means that a jury does not have to sit around for days and weeks trying to figure out with absolute certainty whether what you are claiming is 100% true. Instead, they only have to determine whether you are more likely right that wrong.

Watch the video to learn more...