Allegation Legal Definition
“What is Allegation?”
Allegation legal definition: An allegation is an assertion, declaration, claim, or statement that is made in a pleading by one of the parties involved in a legal case and explains what that party intends to prove through the course of the suit.
Allegation in Medical Malpractice Cases
In a medical malpractice case, an injured or otherwise harmed patient will bring forward an allegation against whoever has done them wrong whether it be a doctor, a nurse, a dentist, a hospital, emergency room, or some kind of medical technician. Through the courtroom process, this allegation will be either confirmed or denied by a judge and jury, unless arbitration or another form of alternative dispute resolution is used.
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