Medical negligence and medical malpractice are similar terms that refer to the kind of medical care that has not followed proper procedures. Doctors are expected to take oaths as that will control their practice in the medical arena. When medical negligence arises, the injured victim has liberty grounds to take legal action and such procedures can either affect the entire hospital or the attending doctor depending on the review by the medical authorities. Most negligence related problems are as a result of inadequate skill, speed or even care. An issue of medical malpractice is solved by weighing the levels of professionalism and competence.