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Unformatted text preview: 9) Discovery-The process in which lawyers use to gather information about their case that will help prepare them for court. 10) Emancipated Minor- A person at least 16 years of age declared legally emancipated by the court of law to live independently away from parents/guardians. 11) Medical Malpractice- When a health care provider causes wrongful injury, damage, or death to a patient. 12) Negligence- When a person fails to provide reasonable care resulting in an accidental injury to someone else. 13) Plaintiff- Someone who files a civil complaint. 14) Privacy- Information that cannot be released without having the patients consent. 15) Tort- Any type of wrongful act where a civil suit can be brought....
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