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All professionals, but in particular physicians and attorneys, exercise judgment in the practice of their profession. The present version of the Model Jury Charge for medical judgment recognizes a physician is entitled to exercise judgment in deciding which of multiple treatment plans is best for the patient: “A doctor may have to exercise judgment when diagnosing and treating a patient. However, alternative diagnosis/treatment choices must be in accordance with accepted standards of medical practice.” M.J.C. 5.50G, Medical Judgment (June 2014).

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