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2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 51-1-27 (2010)
TITLE 51 - TORTS
CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 51-1-27 - Recovery for medical malpractice authorized
51-1-27. Recovery for medical malpractice authorized
A person professing to practice surgery or the administering of medicine for compensation must bring to the exercise of his profession a reasonable degree of care and skill. Any injury resulting from a want of such care and skill shall be a tort for which a recovery may be had.
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